Short Essay Questions Key
1. Why have Connor's parents signed forms for him to be sent to a harvest camp in chapter 1?
Connor's parents have come to believe that he is too much trouble. He is a troublemaker and does not do well in school; as a result, they feel his organs would better serve people who are more valuable to society.
2. How does Connor feel when his girlfriend, Ariana, will not run away with him?
When Ariana decides not to go with Connor he feels frightened and very alone. He is more scared of being alone than of being sent to a harvest camp.
3. Why does the Headmaster choose Risa to be sent to the harvest camp in chapter 2?
Risa is chosen for unwinding because she is not as smart or as musically gifted as others at her school. There is nothing wrong with her, she is just not as good as others and so must go due to lack of funding.
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