Introduction and Part One, Section 1 (through page 6)
1. What kind of stories does the narrator say he tells his family?
(a) Proverbs that he learned from his mother.
(b) Tales of Mexican mythology.
(c) The story of the freedom of Central America.
(d) Anecdotes about the village where he was born.
2. What is suggested after the author's stories circulate at a scholarly meeting?
(a) That he speak at more scholarly meetings.
(b) That he stop telling stories.
(c) That he write a book.
(d) That he make a movie.
3. According to the author in Section 1, what is the historical importance of the story?
(a) That the story covers never before heard history.
(b) That many other families also migrated to the United States.
(c) That it is important because it is the story of his life.
(d) That the story talks specifically about human rights.
4. According to the author in Section 1, what is the psychological importance of the story?
(a) The desire to communicate his confidence in his self-image as a Mexican immigrant.
(b) The fact that this story could help others overcome tramatic experiences.
(c) That the story sheds light on the pysche of adolescents.
(d) That the story communicates the equality of all humans.
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