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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. How does Andres respond when Miranda asks about the movement?
2. What character does Pilar compare Pablo to based on his actions?
3. What does Robert Jordan give Anselmo as he tells him what he saw on the hill?
4. What does Pilar think about Robert Jordan's palm and what the gypsy has said?
5. What does Robert Jordan compare the feeling of going into battle with?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Lieutenant Colonel Miranda tell Gomez to do?
2. Why does Karkov plan to drive to the front in the early morning hours before the offensive?
3. What does Karkov learn when he arrives at his apartment in the Hotel Gaylord in Madrid?
4. How do Maria's parent's react right before they are killed by the fascists?
5. What do the new men mistakenly think Pablo's role is in the mission?
6. Does Robert Jordan live? Explain.
7. How did Robert Jordan's father kill himself?
8. What is Robert Jordan's plan?
9. What does Robert Jordan's dispatch to General Golz say?
10. Maria is fearful of one thing upon marrying Robert Jordan. What is it and how does Robert Jordan react?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Discuss the character of Andres. Discuss his loyalty to the group during a time of uncertainty. He is racing time trying to get the dispatch to Golz. Discuss this character in terms of his purpose in the story and the suspense he carries with him as makes his way with Miranda's orders to Golz.
Essay Topic 2
Discuss the incident when Robert Jordan reaches for his gun to maintain order in the cave. Is this an extreme response to the fighting that has gone on between Pilar and Pablo? Or is this a necessary response when engaged in battle? How and why does strategy and teamwork need to be a central focus with Robert Jordan and his men? What are the consequences if they do not act in unison?
Essay Topic 3
Discuss salvation. What does it mean to be redeemed? Is redemption something that is bestowed upon you or do you rely on the mercy of others to provide salvation? Use Maria's personal story as your example. Use evidence from the text.
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