Final Test - Hard
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This quiz consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. How does Mfumbe enter the kitchen?
2. About what do Mfumbe's parents say they are happy?
3. Why is Kayla hesitant about taking Mava's suggestion?
4. What does Nedra say Kayla did?
5. In which direction is the truck traveling?
Discuss one of the following:
1. Thoroughly analyze how setting informs the plot in The Bar Code Tattoo.
2. Trace and analyze one major theme of The Bar Code Tattoo. How is the theme expressed through symbolism? Characters' behaviors? Action?
3. Trace and analyze two secondary themes of The Bar Code Tattoo. How are the themes expressed through symbolism? Characters' behaviors? Action?
Titles often play a vital role in making a person decide to read a particular book. Discuss the following:
1. Fully explain why you think The Bar Code Tattoo is titled as such. Do you think it is the best title for the book? Why or why not? Can you think of a better title? Why would you choose the title the author did or why would you choose the alternate title you suggest?
2. How important is a title in influencing you to consider reading a book? Explain your answer.
3. Do you think a title needs to have direct relevance to a book's content? Explain your answer.
4. Have you ever read a book that when you finished, you do not understand the relevance of the title? Does it discourage you from "trusting" that particular author again?
The Bar Code Tattoo belongs to the science fiction genre. Discuss the following:
1. Define the literary term "genre" and give several examples of three other genres in addition to the science fiction genre.
2. Discuss two reasons why it might be useful to label a text by genre and two reasons that it might be disadvantageous to do so.
3. What do you think is the difference between a science fiction novel, an historical novel or mystery? Are there any similarities?
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