Anna in the Tropics Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Juan Julian talk to Conchita and Marela about?

2. How does Ofelia react to what Chechy tells him?

3. What do the girls in the ritual bury beneath a tree?

4. Which of the following characters works late at the factory?

5. What does Palomo long for?

Short Essay Questions

1. What differences does Juan Julian describe to the workers and how does he explain them?

2. What do Chechy and Palomo question Juan Julian about?

3. What does Santiago say about Ofelia's slippers?

4. How would you describe the woman at the factory and Juan Julian upon his arrival?

5. How does act 2 scene 3 open?

6. What happened to the old lector, Teodoro?

7. What does Juan Julian say he would like to learn?

8. What happens that causes Santiago and Ofelia to communicate with each other?

9. What do Ofelia and her daughters discuss after Chechy leaves?

10. What does Palomo complain about and why is it bothering him?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Why do you think Marela would always leave as Chechy approached her? What do you think Chechy wanted? How do you think he felt as Juan Julian told Marela she was beautiful?

Essay Topic 2

In what ways is this play similar to the novel Anna Karenina? In what ways is it different? Why do you think the author made it this way?

Essay Topic 3

What part does nature play in this novel? Do you think it is an important theme? Why or why not? What about the role of tradition? Which is more important? Why do you feel this way?

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