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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. Who uses acid to remove a tattoo?
2. What does Mava invite Kayla to do?
3. Whom does Kayla find in a group of people?
4. What is Kayla relieved about as a few days go by?
5. Where are Tova and Mava headed?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Kayla write to Amber?
2. What does Kayla find as she follows a stream in the woods?
3. What did Mava's and Tova's daughter warn them about? Why did the daughter treat her mother at home instead of in the hospital?
4. How does Kayla find a way to leave the hospital?
5. What does Kayla dream while sleeping in the woods?
6. Why does Mfumbe decide to leave home? Why is his departure a choice rather than a necessity?
7. Where are Mava and Tova moving? How does the move affect Kayla's plans?
8. What does Katie tell Kayla concerning the bar code?
9. Why does Kayla lie down in the woods and sleep after leaving the hospital?
10. What does Mava urge Kayla to do after the car accident? Why is Kayla conflicted about this?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
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 2
Often, authors will write about "what they know." So, sometimes knowing a little about the author makes the book more interesting. Research Suzanne Weyn, the author of The Bar Code Tattoo. What events in Weyn's background may have helped her in writing The Bar Code Tattoo? What may have influenced the way she depicts various characters and scenes? Give textual evidence for support.
Essay Topic 3
Characters are an integral and important part of novels. Analyze how secondary characters in The Bar Code Tattoo help drive the plot. Describe their specific contributions to the storyline.
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