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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. Where are Risa and Connor finally able to meet in private?
2. How are tithes and "terribles" treated at the camp?
3. What is the topic of the deep conversation the boys have on the plane?
4. How much money does Lev talk the pawnbroker into giving him for the bracelet?
5. What does Cyrus steal that will give the boys money to travel?
Short Essay Questions
1. In chapter 34, Hayden tells Connor that he is respected because he has integrity. How has Connor shown integrity?
2. How does Lev show that he has matured after Connor punches him in chapter 34?
3. Why does the Admiral choose to tell his story to Connor in chapter 34?
4. In chapter 56 Connor discovers that there are kids missing from his dorm. Where are they?
5. Why is it important to Connor that Risa not see him being taken to the "Chop Shop"?
6. How does the Admiral finally convince Connor to trust him, and spy for him, as chapter 34 unfolds?
7. What does Risa and Connor's meeting in the bathroom in chapter 58 say about the nature of their relationship?
8. What does the counselor's behavior toward Risa show about the opinion people have of Unwinds in chapter 52?
9. What evidence does the author give of Lev's changed character during his meeting with the pawnbroker in chapter 26?
10. What are some possible reasons that the Admiral may wish to run the Graveyard?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Identify and discuss 3 subplots that develop in the book. In your discussion include:
Who is involved in the subplot.
Major developments in the subplot.
How the subplot is resolved.
Essay Topic 2
Define dystopian society? Do you believe that "Unwind" represents a dystopian society? Why or why not? Provide at least 3 examples to support your answer.
Essay Topic 3
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?
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