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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What did Father Byrnes do to Bones?
2. What does Cico tell Tony he must do for himself?
3. Why is Tenorio seeking revenge from Ultima in Chapter 14?
4. What are the school children told to do with the Host?
5. What happens to Ultima in Antonio's dream in Chapter 13?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Bless Me, Ultima is set during World War II. Antonio's brothers are off fighting against the Germans and Japanese forces. How does this time period influence the story? If you could rewrite the novel, what time period would you place the story? Explain your reason.
Essay Topic 2
Antonio's friends recognize his innocence is a form of piety which will serve him well as a priest. Explain some of those situations depicting Antonio's purity and innocence. How do Gabriel, Maria, Ultima & Florence define this piety? Do you believe Antonio will become a priest? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 3
Unlike most peers his age, Antonio has experienced death at a young age. What end-of-life experiences does Antonio witness? Do these death experiences make him stronger in character or harm him? Explain your answer.
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