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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. During a two year period working with Tao Chi'en, how many times does Eliza leave to look for Joaquin?
2. What is the name of the prostitute that finds love with James?
3. Why is it impossible that Eliza left with Joaquin?
4. What is Eliza's role when she joins the traveling brothel?
5. How does Tao find out that Joaquin has been killed?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
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?
Essay Topic 2
Many of the characters in the novel break out from their traditional or expected roles. Choose two characters who have done this and compare and contrast their situations. Does rebelling against society's norms help or hurt them?
Essay Topic 3
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?
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