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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 Robert Jordan silently wish why lying in Maria's arms.
2. Who were bombed in Segovia by the fascists?
3. What does the guard threaten to do to Andres when he arrives at the government position?
4. Who does Marty think Gomez and Andres work for?
5. What does Pablo fear more than death?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why is Robert Jordan angry with Pilar and himself when he learns Pablo stole the materials for the mission?
2. What does Robert Jordan's dispatch to General Golz say?
3. Does Golz receive the dispatch? Explain.
4. What does Robert Jordan wish he could talk to his grandfather about and hopefully receive some advice? What does he realize as a result of his thoughts?
5. How did Robert Jordan's father kill himself?
6. Why does Karkov plan to drive to the front in the early morning hours before the offensive?
7. What do the men at the government post not know about what has happened?
8. Do the men trust Robert Jordan now, even after the tragic event at Sordos has occurred?
9. What does Robert Jordan think Pablo's return is a sign of?
10. How do Maria's parent's react right before they are killed by the fascists?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Pablo is viewed by his comrades as a dissenter. They plot to kill him, as the gypsy suggests. Pablo then returns to the group a changed man, willing to participate and get along. What event is the turning point for Pablo? Is it the thought of impending death or the hope of redemption and restoration of bravery that has changed Pablo?
Essay Topic 2
Pablo returns to the cave and Pilar calls him Judas Iscariot, the ultimate betrayer, but accepts him back regardless. Do you think that Robert Jordan and Pilar did the right thing by accepting him back in the cave? Explain why or why not and give textual evidence.
Essay Topic 3
Robert Jordan thinks of his grandfather in war and how he would seek his advice if he were alive today. In what ways does Jordan admire his grandfather as opposed to his father. Compare and contrast the male role models in Robert Jordan's life with the characters in the novel (El Sordo, Pablo, Karkov, Kashkin, Anselmo). Define what a coward is, define what a brave man is, and discuss how envisioning Robert Jordan's grandfather's bravery in the American Civil War inspired Robert Jordan to want to succeed.
This section contains 751 words
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