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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Amaranta Ursula do when Gaston writes of his return to the town?
2. Who is juggling two women?
3. Who does Aureliano meet outside of the home?
4. Who is buried in the courtyard of a brothel?
5. Whose wealth washes away?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
For many characters in the book, they learn of their fate long before the fate comes to pass. Give three examples of how this has happened to characters in the novel, including a full description of the foreshadowing, the way the character reacted, and whether the fate came true.
Essay Topic 2
Describe the climax of the banana factor massacre. What does this have to say about organized business? What does this have to say about someone coming into an isolated setting? Is this a metaphor for a larger issue that the family has to contend with?
Essay Topic 3
Government seems to play a significant role in this novel. How does the government positively affect Macondo? How does the government negatively affect Macondo? Give at least two specific examples of each.
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