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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 happens to the note that Lev writes to the boy on the bus?
2. What does Lev do while the trio are hiding in the school bathroom?
3. Who is the legendary figure the kids talk about in the woods, the figure who went crazy?
4. What does Sonia have in her cellar?
5. Why does the trio get onto the school bus?
Short Essay Questions
1. In chapter 24, Risa is almost raped by Roland. What does her anger at Connor tell the reader about her feelings for Connor?
2. In chapter 22 Roland arrives at the warehouse. Why does he want to fight Connor so badly?
3. How will agreeing with Connor and Risa benefit Lev in chapter 6?
4. In chapter 5, Officer Nelson goes against his instincts when he agrees to help Risa. How does this hurt him?
5. In chapter 4, why is Lev frightened by Connor when he is pulled out of the car?
6. What do Risa's actions in the woods, in chapter 5, show the reader about her character?
7. What is the significance of Lev's realization that Levi Jedediah Calder no longer exists in chapter 18?
8. Why does Risa feel that Connor is in danger from Roland in chapter 22?
9. What happens in chapter 2 that prompts Risa to run away from the bus?
10. How does Connor feel when his girlfriend, Ariana, will not run away with him?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
The romance between Risa and Connor is one of the major subplots of the book. Explain how their romance develops and what plot devices are used to push them together and pull them apart. Provide 3 examples in your writing and make sure to explain how the plot effected their romance.
Essay Topic 2
Lev's parents are very religious people. In their view of faith, having Lev unwound is the ultimate show of love to their God. Lev himself believes that being a tithe gives him a unique and special purpose in life. However, as the story progresses, Lev begins to see tithing in a very different way. He also begins to look at Unwinds differently.
Give 4 instances in which Lev's belief in tithing has been challenged.
Explain how the challenge effects Lev's mental status.
Discuss how these instances change Lev's character.
Essay Topic 3
In the book, unwanted babies are "storked." Meaning they are left on the doorstep of unsuspecting people's homes. In reality some states allow mothers to abandon their unwanted babies at hospitals or police stations.
1) Is this the same as "storking"? Why or why not?
2) How do you feel about "storking" as it is presented in the book? Why do you feel the way you do?
3) How do you feel about the current laws that allow children to be abandoned at hospitals and police stations? Why do you feel the way you do?
4) Come up with as solution (other than abortion or adoption) to assist unwanted children in today's society.
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