• Silverwing Chpts. 3 - 4


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    Silverwing Chapters 3 and 4 “The Echo Chamber” (25-34) and “Ablaze” (35-46)

    Please answer in complete sentences.

     

    1.  What are the silver bands?  What is their use?

     

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    2.  What does Mercury announce at the end of chapter 3?

     

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    3.  When Frieda shows Shade the Echo chamber, he hears the history of his Silverwing colony through sound “pictures.”  These sound pictures explain to Shade why his race is no longer permitted to fly in the daylight.  

    Using this information, summarize in a small paragraph of no more than five or six sentences what Shade learns of his colony’s history.  Then, include three illustrations of the “echo pictures” Shade describes.  Give each illustration an effective caption.  

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    4.  What important information does Shade learn about his father?

     

     

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    5.  Who is Brutus and how does Frieda respond to his demands?

     



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    6.  Why does Bethsheba question Frieda’s authority?  Was she right to do so?  Explain.



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    7.  How do you think the colony felt after the fire?  Why did they have these feelings?



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    8.  What does Shades thoughts and actions tell us about his character?



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    9.  Where did the colony sleep the first night of their journey?

     

     

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    10.  What does Shade hope to accomplish someday?



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