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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What bothers Kayla and Mfumbe about their survival methods?
2. What does Mfumbe tell Kayla?
3. What memory from her dream warms Kayla despite her waking feeling chilled?
4. What position does Nedra hold with the Tattoo Gen?
5. What does Mava say when Kayla says she can't leave her?
Short Essay Questions
1. After Kayla says goodbye to Katie, she goes to a diner. What does Kayla see on the diner's television?
2. What vision does Kayla have the morning after their first night of traveling northward?
3. How do Kayla and Mfumbe get a ride heading north? Why do they eventually have to give up the ride?
4. How do Kayla and Mfumbe escape the Global-1 officers?
5. What does Kayla admit to herself as she is leaving the hospital?
6. What does Nedra say about Mfume in a letter to the editor?
7. Where do Kayla and Mfumbe arrive after three weeks? What visions does Kayla have there?
8. What does Kayla find as she follows a stream in the woods?
9. What does Mava urge Kayla to do after the car accident? Why is Kayla conflicted about this?
10. How does Kayla connect with Mfumbe again?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Discuss Weyn's use of literary devices (such as foreshadowing, cliffhangers, deux ex machina,) and how they add or detract from the story. Does Weyn use too many or too few literary techniques? Explain.
Essay Topic 2
Characters are an important part of what makes The Bar Code Tattoo interesting. Could the corporation named Global-1 be considered a character? Why or why not? Use examples from The Bar Code Tattoo to support your answer.
Essay Topic 3
The Bar Code Tattoo belongs to the science fiction genre. Define the literary term "genre." What are advantages and disadvantages to labeling a text by genre? What are similarities between different genres?
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