1part a which statement best expresses the main theme of...
Question: 1part a which statement best expresses the main theme of...
PART A: Which statement best expresses the main theme of the story
Fear of the unknown causes people to make assumptions and reject what they do not understand.
People have the tendency to avoid uncomfortable situations because they are insecure.
Despite good intentions, it is not possible to treat everyone equally.
Prejudice is a result of weak people trying to overpower people with influence and authority.
PART B: Which detail from the story best supports the answer to PART A?
“‘They talk by flapping their meat at each other. They can even sing by squirting air through their meat.’” (
“‘Officially, we are required to contact, welcome and log in any and all sentient races or multibeings in this quadrant of the Universe’” (
“‘It seems harsh, but there is a limit. Do we really want to make contact with meat?’” (
“‘We went into their heads and smoothed out their meat so that we’re just a dream to them.’” (
What does marking the sector as “unoccupied” reveal about the two speakers? (
They think the beings made out of meat are too dangerous.
They frequently erase official records of new sentient beings.
They reject the idea that the beings made out of meat are sentient.
They do not want to interact with beings that are made out of meat.
Which detail from the text best shows the speakers’ disregard for the beings made out of meat?
“‘they’ve been trying to get in touch with us for almost a hundred of their years.’” (
“‘I imagine it wants to explore the universe, contact other sentiences, swap ideas and information.’” (
“‘What’s there to say? “Hello, meat. How’s it going?”’” (
“‘They can travel to other planets in special meat containers’” (
contribute to the main theme of the story? ( 5 sentence minimum)
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