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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. In what class does Ignacio meet Blanca for the first time?
2. What color does Ignacio think Blanca's hair shimmers like in the sun?
3. What causes Silvestre's deafness?
4. Which of the following best describes Gonzalo's body when Silvestre arrives at the hospital?
5. How does Silvestre kill his father?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Both Ignacio and Blanca are heavily influenced in their lives by the power of beauty around them. Explain what naturalism means to Ignacio and Blanca, and then explain how the quest for beautiful biology affected their relationship and the way they interacted with the world around them.
Essay Topic 2
The bone that Blanca wore around her neck when Reina was a small child is of particular importance to her. Explain the way that Blanca wore the bone and what impact it had on Reina as a child. Then, explain what happened to the bone after Blanca died, and how it was eventually returned to its rightful owner.
Essay Topic 3
Both Aguero sisters, Reina and Constancia, set out to start a new life for themselves in Miami. Compare/contrast the ways that each sister hopes to leave Cuba behind and start fresh in Florida. How do each of these sisters set out to start new lives away from the heavy history of their parents?
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