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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. When does Ignacio begin the trek to the nearest town after killing his wife?
2. Why does Reina love her new restoring job?
3. How far does Ignacio claim it was to the nearest town, to which he carried his wife's dead body?
4. What causes Silvestre's deafness?
5. What does Constancia do with Herberto's body?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
The relationship between the Aguero sisters, Constancia and Reina, took many curves and changes throughout the text of the novel. Create a time line of events that led to the reunification of the two sisters and then explain how the puzzle they solved regarding their family history could only have been solved if the two sisters worked together.
Essay Topic 2
There are many theories in the novel as to why Ignacio decided to kill his wife, Blanca. Explain what the various theories about his motivations in the swamp were, and support each theory with the evidence given as to Ignacio's time in the Zapatos Swamp on the fateful night in which Blanca died.
Essay Topic 3
Reina's view of love and sexuality was very strange in romantic relationships. Choose two romantic relationships Reina was a part of and compare/contrast them. What roles does Reina play in the relationships, and to whom does she choose to show affection? How?
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