Essay Topic 1
When people regain consciousness, they appear confused as it takes some time for them to gain their bearings. Explain how Fuentes achieves this with Cruz. Does this convey the experience to the reader? Is there a better way in which to convey this experience? If so, what?
Essay Topic 2
Fuentes uses an interesting combination of past and future tenses when Cruz is thinking about his life. What is the purpose of this? Do you think it is effective or does it create confusion for the reader?
Essay Topic 3
What role did Artemio play in the Mexican Revolution? In what way did his beliefs carry over into his business practices? Why would he be popular with the peasants?
Essay Topic 4
Why did Artemio understand what his son meant when he said he was leaving Mexico to fight for a cause? Why didn't he try to stop him...
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