The Age of Wire and String Test | Final Test - Hard

Ben Marcus
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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. A small boy is an assistant who takes care of a giant _________ that eats air.

2. The author apologizes to the _________ for digging, even though the burials were initiated by this same person.

3. The author notes that every person has a _________, made of wind, according to what his mother told him.

4. What is another name for the electric cell that is described in #149?

5. The brain is split up into nine ________, which can be impacted by the surrounding environment.

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

The Living are described as people who seem to put their hands in something unseen and too heavy to lift.

Part 1: What do you think Marcus means when he talks about the living?

Part 2: Do you think that you are a part of the Living? Why or why not?

Part 3: Who do you think should not be a part of the Living? Why?

Essay Topic 2

Coughing is described as a way to move people or things between levels.

Part 1: How would you define the idea of levels, since the author doesn't make this idea clear?

Part 2: Why do you think coughing and not laughing moves people?

Part 3: Do you think that everyday events cause major changes in life?

Essay Topic 3

Marcus takes on the idea of death at many points of this book, bringing new images to it and showing this reader its importance in society.

Part 1: Why do you think death is such a big part of society?

Part 2: Do you think most people are afraid of death? Why is this?

Part 3: How do you think people relate to death in their lives? How do you relate to death?

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