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

Carlos Eire
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Final Test - Hard

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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

How does the breadfruit war function as a catharsis in the novel? What are the events that build tension before and after the war? How would the scene have seemed different if it had been placed somewhere separate from those tensions?

Essay Topic 2

Discuss the idea of death in this book. What are the various moments that seem like a type of death? What are the moments that Carlos himself identifies as a death? Do you think death is a good symbol for those events, or do you think something else could more appropriately have symbolized them? Explain.

Essay Topic 3

Describe in detail Carlos's experiences with and feelings about lizards. What do the lizards symbolize? How does Carlos relate to them at various points in his life?

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