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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. How does Connor Lassiter find out he is to be sent to a harvest camp to be unwound?
2. How does Connor feel about Lev?
3. How does Connor feel about the storked baby?
4. What is Cyrus Finch's nickname?
5. What does Lev believe is going on when he wakes?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why have Connor's parents signed forms for him to be sent to a harvest camp in chapter 1?
2. Is it possible that Hannah's position as a teacher makes her more inclined to help the Unwinds in chapter 16?
3. In chapter 3, how does Levi feel about being offered as a tithe?
4. What feelings does Lev's betrayal create in Connor and Risa?
5. Why isn't Risa more supportive when Connor picks up the Storked baby in chapter 11?
6. How does Risa's plan to test Lev fail at the end of chapter 8?
7. What do Risa's actions in the woods, in chapter 5, show the reader about her character?
8. Explain what CyFi might mean when he says in chapter 21, "I ain't no runaway - I'm a run-to." (Part Three, Chap. 21, p.122)
9. In chapter 24, Risa is almost raped by Roland. What does her anger at Connor tell the reader about her feelings for Connor?
10. In chapter 4, why is Lev frightened by Connor when he is pulled out of the car?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
The Graveyard is a place where Unwinds live until they turn 18. It is not an ideal living place, and the conditions are stark, but the Unwinds receive food, shelter, care and job training until they are able to leave.
Wards of the state in the United States live in youth homes across the country. What are the conditions like at youth homes? What types of services are offered to the youth and teens who live there? How are these places similar to the Graveyard? How are they different? What happens to these children once they turn 18?
Essay Topic 2
Terrorism is a recurrent theme in "Unwind". The Clappers are a terrorist organization whose mission is to cause chaos and social unrest.
Why do you think Lev joined the Clappers? Do you think the Clapper's mission falls in line with Lev's values? Why or why not? What has happened to Lev throughout the course of the book that may have contributed to his desire to join the Clappers? Do you think Lev has made the right choice? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 3
Write a research paper about organ donation. Answer the following questions in your research:
What is organ donation?
How does it work?
How does the body respond to a donated organ?
What happens after a person receives a donated organ?
What are the rights of the family who donated the organ?
Are there drawbacks to organ donation? What might they be?
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