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.
- 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?
- 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?
- Dragonwings portrays a rite of passage not just for Moon Shadow but even more for his father Windrider. Elaborate.