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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 does this peasant envy of Gloriously Bright?
2. What does Miro find most difficult about interacting with people?
3. What is Jane doing in the meantime?
4. Qing-jao is asked how much she knows about something. What is it?
5. If the Upper Caste don't live up to expectations, what happens to them?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is to be noted about Valentine and her relationship to her husband, Jakt?
2. What is the significance of the Path to the Godspoken?
3. What does Han impress upon his daughter in regards to Demosthenes?
4. What concerns Ender about the hive Queen?
5. How does Wang-mu feel about the penances exacted by the gods?
6. What or who does Qing-jao believe is responsible for the disappearance of the Lusitania fleet?
7. How does Miro feel upon his return to Lusitania?
8. What disturbs Ender about the descolada virus?
9. What are Congress' two main reasons for decreeing the destruction of the planet, Lusitania?
10. Why does Han-Fei-Tsu make a promise he fears he cannot keep?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Difficult decisions are never easy to make. Which challenge to you seemed most difficult for Ender to solve? Compare and contrast it to your most difficult problem. Can you compare them? If not, contrast them. Which task is actually more formidable?
Essay Topic 2
There is a chapter that outlines the differences quite clearly of people who are married to their job and who are married to their spouses. Which do you think would be more fulfilling? Define why you believe your choice holds the key to a happy life.
Essay Topic 3
Orson Scott Card draws parallels between the descolada and Jane. Explain the parallels and try to lend meaning to what the authors purpose might have been for doing so. Can you note any parallels in real life? Compare them to the book.
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