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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 Ralf confess to Maria?
2. What does Maria do as her surprise guest pretends to sleep after their sexual experience?
3. What makes Maria's coworkers treat each other the way they do in Chapter 21?
4. Who is aware of the trips Maria's surprise guest takes to Geneva?
5. What does Maria witness between her co-workers after she was with her first special client?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does the librarian react to the books she reads?
2. How does Maria feel about going home after she tells Milan she is quitting?
3. What does Ralf force Maria to do in relation to pleasure in pain?
4. Describe what Ralf show's Maria when they wake the morning after her experience with the stones.
5. How do Maria and Ralf entice each other after Maria's first time with Terence?
6. Describe the scene that Maria witnesses between her 2 coworkers.
7. Describe Maria and Ralf's third encounter at the hotel.
8. How do Maria and Ralf connect in their first time when he is her customer?
9. How does Milan react to Maria spending an evening with Ralf?
10. How does Maria react to Ralf coming to visit her at work?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Explain how the history of prostitution is prevalent throughout the novel.
Essay Topic 2
Discuss the Virgin Mary's importance in relation to Maria and her internal struggles. Who does the Virgin Mary represent for Maria?
Essay Topic 3
Discuss the symbolism of Maria's diary entry about the caged bird in relationship to Maria's own state of being.
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