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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 is the number of the narrator?
2. Who, according to I-330, can excuse D-503 from work if she asks him to?
3. What mathematical concept does D-503 recall from his childhood that frustrates him?
4. What term does R-13 use to describe O-90 when discussing her relationship with D-503?
5. When S-4711 finds D-503 is out in the street at "seventeen," where does S-4711 take him?
Short Essay Questions
1. What secret does D-503 discover about the Ancient House when he visits it alone?
2. What is the narrator's purpose for writing the narrative that makes up "We"?
3. How does D-503 claim to feel about I-330 during their initial encounters?
4. What criminal activities does I-330 partake in when D-503 visits her room for the first time?
5. What does D-503 realize that his writings for the Integral have become?
6. Why is the Integral being built?
7. What is significant about D-503's visit with I-330 on the street corner?
8. What does the narrator mean when he refers to his "shaggy self?"
9. How are members of the One State identified?
10. What does D-503 consider it his duty to do in writing "We"?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
How does the format in which "We" is written enhance the story? Do we learn more about the events and/or characters through the journal format? How?
Essay Topic 2
Discuss the theme of duty in the story. What are the character's perceived duties? What about punishment as their only right?
Essay Topic 3
Discuss the Benefactor as a God-like character. Who perceives him this way? What evidence of exaltation do we see in the text and the plot? Does he have a God complex about himself?
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