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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who is Sal Basuto?
2. After news about Cokie's, what happens to plans for the meeting?
3. Who is Little Man?
4. Why do the Lomas come to power?
5. How was the leader of The Animal Tribe killed?
Essay Topic 1
How does the story of the woman yelling at Luis's family at Will Rogers park play a role in Luis's decision to join a gang? What kinds of feelings did the woman prompt in Luis that stay with him throughout his life?
Essay Topic 2
It's interesting that Luis has never expressed his own level of commitment to the gang, but does say that he knows he can't say no when asked to participate in a particular raid or gang event. Compare and contract Luis's commitment to the gang with his commitment to his family.
Essay Topic 3
How does the reaction of Luis's American teacher impact him for the rest of the year? What is he afraid of?
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