Waiting for Snow in Havana - Confessions of a Cuban Boy Test | Final Test - Hard

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

Short Answer Questions

1. How is the weather in the beginning of Chapter 38?

2. When describing the size of breadfruit, Carlos compares them to what?

3. What is the place where Carlos lives mentally while he waits to be sent to the United States?

4. What are the young Revolutionary soldiers-in-training called?

5. In Chapter 40, what does Carlos plan to request when he reaches the United States?

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

Discuss the irony inherent within the character El Loco as well as his role throughout the book. What does he symbolize? Why?

Essay Topic 2

Describe the relationship between history and memory in this book. In your opinion, is this book more about Carlos's memories or more about history? Explain your thoughts, using as much detail from the text as you can remember.

Essay Topic 3

Discuss the effects of Communism, using either money or the Bosque as a lens through which to view those effects.

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