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Summary: The Examination Day is about a twelve-year old boy named Dickie Jordan who takes a government intelligence exam to see how smart he is but he . Includes handout with comprehension questions and an extended writing task. Examination Day has 90 ratings and 15 reviews. Dickie Jordan has just turned twelve, so it’s time for him to take a Government mandated intelligence test.

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Sadly all too relevant to today’s anti-science and anti-expertise agenda amidst certain factions in our nation’s. Something they both appear to accept.

Examination Day

Oct 18, Rick rated it really liked it. The Sitting Bee, 2 Feb. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. She knows how important the Government test is and knows that Dickie must do it.


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The protagonist of the story is called? Introduction Living in a society where the population has increased to dangerous levels and the government controls virtually every aspect of its citizens’.

If anything Dickie and his family appear to live in a suppressive environment.

Whereas people would usually come before institutes. Narrated in the third person by an unnamed narrator the reader realises from the beginning of the story that Slesar may be exploring the theme of fear.

Want to Read saving…. However it is most likely that the Government are working off a formula.

He may be suggesting that both family and Government need to be separated. Examination Day by Henry Slesar. Books by Henry Slesar.

Melissa Rivera rated it it was amazing Sep 07, The story was first published in Playboy February Tyger A rated it really liked it Sep 07, Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. It had a chilling end and it left examinaion in shock after the last few lines. He and his family live in a dystopian future and it is Dickie’s twelfth birthday.


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This might explain as to why he is abrupt with Dickie when Dickie asks examinatlon some questions. In order to post comments, please make sure JavaScript and Cookies are enabled, and reload the page. OK Background for The Crucible. The Government knows that they would deliberately try and fail the test by giving the wrong answers.

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Examination Day Henry Slesar.

Born to Dance Review. Slesar reflects this fear by creating an extreme version of this. Enjoyable and stimulates captivating thoughts. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.