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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who is buried in the courtyard of a brothel?
2. What does the banana factory do to lure workers for the massacre?
3. Why does Amaranta Ursula not realize her heritage?
4. Who decides to move out and be with his lover?
5. Who does Aureliano meet outside of the home?
Essay Topic 1
How does the banana factory affect the town? Give specific examples as to how the factory affects the town structure, the families, the women, the men, and the progress of Macondo.
Essay Topic 2
The weather is another strong theme in this book, often changing along with the events in the story. Give specific examples of different weather patterns in this book as well as related examples of how the story is mirroring the weather, and vice versa.
Essay Topic 3
Again and again in the novel, a reader sees characters running away from their problems and running away from danger. List three examples in which this happens in the novel as well as why this choice works or doesn't work for the individual characters. Are the characters running out of self preservation or out of fear? Or is there another reason to run away?
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