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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What awakes Wang-mu?
2. Gloriously Bright begs her father not to do what?
3. Why does Ender feel guilty?
4. How does her father feel when she tells him?
5. Why is it that Jane feels that she should not stop messages from Path?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Ender creates copies of his brother and his sister, but also of Miro while the theory of faster than light speed is being tested. Why do you think that this happens? What does this say about Ender? What do Ender's conjurations of his sister and brother reflect about the way he thinks about them?
Essay Topic 2
This novel suggests that the most individually fulfilled people are those who both engage in significant work, but also those who choose to nurture relationships with others rather than with their work. Do you agree with this statement? What do you think it the ideal balance, or is society today evenly balanced? Why and how? Is there anyone in your life that falls into either extreme, ie a workaholic or dedicated housewife? Report on what keeps them going on a hard day.
Essay Topic 3
How does social structure and morality prevent an ordinary person from creating a bloodthirsty mob? How could the same social structure be turned on its head and turn normal, good people into bloodthirsty murderers? Where do you think this may have happened in the past? How could it be prevented in the future?
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