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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is the only thing a local girl will allow you to do?
2. What did the Ghanian doctor give the boys while they worked?
3. What did Pruitt call Yunior and Wayne?
4. What is the name of the church groundkeeper?
5. Which housemate does Papi like the least?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does Ysrael show his superhuman strength to the cleaning lady?
2. Why can Yunior not forget about his girlfriend?
3. Summarize the book?
4. What does Yunior suggest you should do before your date arrives?
5. Why do dogs cause Ysrael problems?
6. What happens when Yunior drives the girl back home?
7. How do the boys injure Ysrael?
8. How does Ysrael describe the pig?
9. Who does Ysrael meet in the doctor's waiting room?
10. When does Yunior say you should make your move?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Away from the main character examine the way Diaz uses the other characters in the book. When does he introduce and take them away from the story? What effect does it have on the story?
Essay Topic 2
Discuss Diaz's life. In what way is his life and personality reflected in the book?In what ways is he like or unlike the main character?
Essay Topic 3
Yunior has a close relationship with his mother. Why is a mother's relationship with her child so important? How has Yunior' relationship with his mother shaped his character?
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