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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. After Burris selects what he wants to do from the bulletin board, what do Mary and Steve decide to do instead?
2. What do the visitors learn about Walden Two's method of keeping babies healthy?
3. What event does Burris find listed on a bulletin board?
4. In the first discussion between Rogers, Burris, and Jamnik, why is Frazier's name introduced?
5. What is the significance of the name of the passageway where the visitors first have tea?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does Burris convey his interest in the ideas of Steve and Rogers?
2. What aspects of Walden Two's practices do the visitors observe at dinner?
3. What are the major features of the Walden Two approach to education?
4. When the visitors observe some children going off on a picnic and raise questions about jealousy, what explanations do they receive?
5. Why is Frazier responsive to requests for visits from the "failed" outside world to his new society?
6. What are the deficiencies of Walden Two's system of government?
7. What advertising practices does Walden Two observe?
8. What does the conversation about jealousy give Frazier the opportunity to do, and how do Barbara and Castle respond?
9. How does the author humanize Frazier in the description of the birthday party?
10. Why does the author expand the group that will visit Walden Two?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Write a character sketch of Frazier, presenting reasons for your portrayal and commenting on this character's impact on the events in the play.
Essay Topic 2
Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of Walden Two's approaches to marriage, child-bearing, child-rearing, and relationships between the sexes.
Essay Topic 3
Burris, Frazier, and Castle are the major players in the story but there are important minor characters. Discuss the role of any three minor characters in the novel.
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