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The House of the Scorpion

The House of the Scorpion

by Nancy Farmer

The House of the Scorpion: Symbols Quiz True or False

1. The field of white poppies outside Matt’s window should be beautiful, but it’s not. What does this symbolize?Appearances can be deceiving
2. Why do eejits die in the field?They are killed by their masters
3. What skill does Matt master that makes it obvious he is more than just a clone of El Patrón?Being a dictator
4. Why do the people of Aztlán have to make their own plankton in a factory?It’s so delicious that they eat all the natural plankton way too early
5. What is the difference between El Patrón’s love of material goods and Celia’s valuing her Virgin Mary statue?El Patrón only values things that his family gave him

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