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The Kiss of the Spider Woman Test | Final Test - Hard

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Final Test - Hard

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This quiz consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. Where does Valentin say that Molina will arrange for the others to meet them?



2. What does Molina want to suggest to Valentin to help get him to open up?



3. What does the woman say she is not, when the man tries to get her to go away with him?



4. "Marta, you can't imagine how much I just feel like __________ after eating all that food I found thanks to the spider woman...."



5. Who does the new husband's father ask for a blessing?



Essay Topics

There is an obvious conflict between the personal relationships of the characters and the idea of political activism. It seems the two ideas are unable to coexist.

Part 1: What does the play seem to be saying about personal relationships in relationship to the political ideals of the characters?

Part 2: Does it seem relationships are bolstered or weakened by activism? Support your answer.

Part 3: In what ways does Valentin's political activism affect his life?

While some might view this manuscript as a triumph and a celebration of homosexuality, others feel it is a condemnation of this sexuality.

Part 1: What are some of the ways homosexuality is criticized in this story?

Part 2: What are some of the ways homosexuality is celebrated in this story?

Part 3: In the end, does it seem like homosexuality is thought to be a positive lifestyle or a negative lifestyle? Support your answer.

The idea of love is one that emerges right from the beginning of the story when Molina tells the story of the movie. The theme of love continues to emerge in the subsequent chapters.

Part 1: How is love portrayed in this story? In what ways does Puig describe it to the audience?

Part 2: Does love seem to be a positive or a negative force in the lives of these men? Support your answer.

Part 3: In what ways is love made larger than life in this story?

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