Short Essay Questions Key
1. What is the narrator's purpose for writing the narrative that makes up "We"?
The citizens of the One State have been called to write poems, tracts, and other works that extol the virtues of their city. These will be the first cargo on board the newly built Integral.
2. Why is the Integral being built?
The Integral will be sent to other civilizations that are considered primitive by the One State to "educate" (i.e., conquer) them.
3. How does the narrator describe the character known as O-90?
O-90 is round and childlike. She has a fold on her wrist like that of a child. She is described as pink and rosy, with wide blue eyes.
4. How does the narrator describe the character called I-330?
I-330 is slender, like a whip, and has sharp, white teeth. Her eyebrows form the shape of an X.
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