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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Valentino say is prohibited in Sudan?
2. What is the name of the oldest boy?
3. Where does William say he and his family sought refuge when the soldiers attacked?
4. What does Deng complain about?
5. Where does Valentino walk to after Ethiopia?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Examine the author's writing style. How would you describe the author's prose style? What kind of vocabulary does he use? What meaning does the author's style give to the story?
Essay Topic 2
Why is there such a conflict between Muslims and Christians? How can the two groups sort out their differences?
Essay Topic 3
Examine the construction of Eggers' argument.
1. How does he introduce his ideas?
2. How does he construct his ideas to come to logical conclusion?
3. What weaknesses and strengths can you identify in Eggers' argument?
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