My Year of Meats Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

Ruth Ozeki
This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 129 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials.

My Year of Meats Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

Ruth Ozeki
This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 129 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials.
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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 main audience of the show?

2. After the surgery, what do the X-rays reveal about Jane?

3. For what does Akiko's doctor admonish her?

4. While at a German house in Oklahoma, what happens to the director?

5. What is Christina's favorite meal?

Short Essay Questions

1. Just as Jane thinks she is getting herself into a serious relationship with Sloan, what happens?

2. How did Akiko and John meet?

3. Unfortunately for Akiko, what happens to her when John finds out she has purposefully become infertile?

4. Why does Jane hesitate to send Suzie the tape?

5. Why does John angrily throw the pork chops across the room?

6. On what type of women do the Japanese ad executives wish to focus?

7. How else does John try to take out his aggression?

8. What are the negative affects of the hormone known as diethylstilbestrol or DES?

9. Because Jane gets more control over the show, what show does she make?

10. What gives Jane a unique view and experience about working on the show?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Akiko seems to seek happiness that money and status cannot buy.

For what sort of happiness does she strive?

Does she think she will be able to create it without her husband?

Essay Topic 2

Many people believe that if two people are married, a partner in the relationship cannot be raped even if they are forced into sexual intercourse. Use Akiko's story to prove this theory false.

Essay Topic 3

Ozeki uses parallel story lines between Akiko and Jane. How does the author use this technique to move her plot forward?

Does she use the technique successfully?

(see the answer keys)

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