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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What religion does James follow?
2. How does Eliza respond when Tao Chi'en asks her if the dead Joaquin is her Joaquin?
3. How much is Tao Chi'en paid after diagnosing the dead girl?
4. What is the name of Joaquin's gang member?
5. Who does Tao Chi'en say Eliza is?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Tao Chi'en is mentioned as far back as the first chapter, but he is not included in the plot until the eighth chapter. What reason would Allende have for mentioning his name several times in the narrative early on? Is it surprising when he is officially introduced?
Essay Topic 2
What function does Paulina play in the plot? What themes are portrayed through her character? How is she similar or different than the other female characters?
Essay Topic 3
What is the significance of Lin's ghost? How does she help to move the plot along? What does she represent for Tao Chi'en?
This section contains 200 words
(approx. 1 page at 300 words per page)