Oryx & Crake
Terms in this set (42)
Who is Oryx sold to after her first owner leaves?
A movie maker
what social issue do jimmy and crake discuss?
where does snowman go the day after he returns from his journey?
wha time does snowman believe it is as he turns inland?
how often are female crakers fertile?
every 3 years
what is the name of the camera man that oryx develops a frienship with?
. What does Snowman see in the building that he enters when he sees the twister?
what place does Snowman believe he will find guns?
the bubble dome
what is discouraged at crakes school?
what odd thing does snowman see from the watch tower?
what is the name of the dome where the crakers are at?
What is the occupation of the man who locked up Oryx?
what does oryx sell
what birds are flying overhead when snowman enters the compounds's residence area?
What do the Crakers look like?
Skin: all different colors (honey, rose, butter, tea, chocolate).
Beautiful; naked; hairless.
As a kid, Jimmy sees a pile of WHAT burning in a bonfire?
where does jimmy a live, a city or compound?
what are the pigoons being farmed for?
their organs at OrganicINc
at NooSkins theyre farmed for their skin
Jimmy gets postcards from "Monica." Who is Monica, really, though?
Describe the sex lives of the Crakers.
4 men, 1 woman. It happens when the woman goes into heat (as denoted by blue color). Woman goes into heat; men present her with flowers; she picks 4 of them. The men take turns. It goes on for hours. The women are genetically engineered to have extra-strong tissues in order to withstand the event.
What reason does Crake give for the existence of art—why does he say men create art?
to get laid
When Jimmy sees his mother on TV, what is she doing?
protesting for happicuppa (people who were against regular gov experiments)
At Crake's college, Jimmy sees this growing: "a large bulblike object xscovered in whitish-yellow skin. Out of it came twenty thick fleshy tubes, and at the end of each tube another bulb was growing." What does Crake tell him it is?
a chicken (Chickienob)
what image (it's a picture of a person) does Crake use as his "gateway" into the Extinctathon game?
image of oryx as a young girl, he clicks on her eye
what weird thing does crake do in his sleep while jimmy is visiting?
screaming in his sleep
jimmy wrote his senior thesis on?
Jimmy's summer job is at the Martha Graham library deciding which books to put into digital form. What is done with the other books?
they are destroyed
Crake's dad "fell" from an overpass. Crake's mom dissolves into pink goo after catching some crazy virus. How does Uncle Pete die?
the virus that his mom had
Right before Jimmy's mother is executed, what does she say to the camera?
goodbye. remember killer, i love you. dont let me down
Crake hires Jimmy at RejoovenEsense to do what?
advertisement for blysspluss pill
What does Snowman hear when he turns on the radio that he finds?
a russian and english voice
We find out Jimmy killed someone, back in the day - who?
crake because he killed oryx
crake given name is glenn. Whom does Atwood imply he is named after?
glenn gould, crake mentions he is named after some pianist
5. Snowman briefly has an activist roommate while attending university. She was a member of which group and what was her name?
god's gardeners/ Bernice
what is snowmans exthinctathon codename?
what is oryx job at paradice?
to teach crakers how to live
who was the man that bought oryx and her brother.. what nickname did he give to oryx
uncle en, and he gave her the nickname SuSu
what did jack call the building where oryx filmed movies?
When Jimmy goes to visit Crake at college, what does Crake tell Jimmy that HelthWyzer is working on creating?
diseases, they got so good at curing them that they created diseases to make more profit
Where does Snowman hide from the tornado?
What was the name of the first company where Jimmy worked after college?
What did Jimmy think Paradice dome was the first time he saw it?
a skating rink
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