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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Nino says she wants her child to belong to _________.
2. In Chapter 24, what does Ali's uncle say about England?
3. How does Arslan describe himself in combat against the Russians?
4. Why does Ali try to cover up the drums of Hussein?
5. Why does Ali decide to beat and cut himself in a crowd of people?
Essay Topic 1
Describe at least three cultural practices that are illustrated in this novel. How do these practices help to create and define "Ali and Nino"?
Essay Topic 2
How are Ali's views on love defined? Consider all the forces that affect Ali's opinions and beliefs about love.
Essay Topic 3
How does Nino impact the development of this novel? Consider the way she drives the plot, defines and changes other characters, and interacts with the major themes.
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