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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 does Maria's father do for a living?
2. What does Maria find out at the end of her adolescent years?
3. What does the man that approaches Maria on the beach return with?
4. What does Maria see when she explores Geneva?
5. How old is Maria when she falls in love for the second time?
Short Essay Questions
1. What happens to Maria just before her money runs out?
2. Describe Maria's first kiss.
3. Describe Ralf Hart.
4. What does Maria determine about men after the modeling agency calls again about the fashion show?
5. What is significant about what Maria remembers the girls at Roger's club telling her?
6. Describe where Maria goes after leaving her first job?
7. Explain why Maria's mother is shocked at Maria's change in priorities.
8. Describe Maria's first night at Copacabana.
9. Describe what Maria does to help her depression during her period of no work.
10. What does Maria struggle with after she adapts to prostitution?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Discuss how Coelho uses dramatic irony when the librarian lectures Maria about her new knowledge on sex.
Essay Topic 2
Discuss how the absence of Maria's father could have influenced her ease in assimilating to a life of prostitution?
Essay Topic 3
Describe what Ralf represents to Maria and what Maria represents to Ralf.
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