Class Consciousness

Stephen W. Potts

LTWL 116 Midterm Quiz now online

Quiz One: Adolescent Literature

Select two of the following questions and answer them in 400-500 words each. In order to receive full credit, you must include relevant direct quotations from the books.

  1. As a YA novel, Julie of the Wolves provides a story of empowerment and disillusionment. What does Miyax/Julie learn through her “fathers,” Kapugen and Amaroq? How do her experiences shape her identity and growth? What does she gain or lose at her final disillusionment?
  2. Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry offers a complicated vision of “justice.” How does the novel present the interplay of fairness, punishment, social relations, and values?
  3. Dragonwings portrays a rite of passage not just for Moon Shadow but even more for his father Windrider. Elaborate.

About swpotts

Author, editor, lecturer. In print since 1982, and recently retired after 40 years of university teaching, 33 of them at UC San Diego.

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