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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Colonel Lazaro Aponte:
2. The mayor's asks the priest to perform the autopsy instead of a medically trained person because:
3. Bayardo's suitcase full of unopened letters suggests:
4. Pablo Vicario goes on to:
5. Maria Alejandrina Cervantes never goes to bed with anyone else in Santiago's presence because:
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Select an instance where the tone shifts in the novel and explore what the tone indicates about theme.
Essay Topic 2
Consider Garcia Marquez' use of names in the text. What does the author communicate through the name of any character or characters? Create an essay in which you explore Garcia' Marquez' symbolic use of names in the novel.
Essay Topic 3
The women of Santiago Nasar's town are mothers, daughters, sisters, wives, shopkeepers, nuns, whores, and spinsters. Write an essay examining any characteristics female characters share in the novel, and identify the author's message about women developed through these characteristics.
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