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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. The narrator makes his bed out of what?
(a) Moss and leaves.
(b) Tree trunks and seaweed.
(c) Branches and leaves.
(d) Feathers and branches.
2. What country does Bioy see as his second home?
3. What do Casares's friends call him?.
4. Which Edgar Allan Poe story does the writer reference in the introduction?
(a) The House of Usher.
(b) The Raven.
(c) The Pit and the Pendulum.
(d) Black Cat.
5. Who directs Last Year at Marienbad?
Short Answer Questions
1. What is the only tree that grows in coral sands?
2. What is the name of the island?
3. Into what does the narrator say the paper he is writing is changing ?
4. What is the name of Eliseo Subiela's metaphysical film?
5. Borges and Casares write about the virtues of what food product?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does the narrator describe the woman he sees watching the sunset?
2. Why does the narrator decide against suicide?
3. Summarize the novel.
4. What does the narrator theorize about Morel?
5. What causes Morel to storm out of the room?
6. What does Gasset say about adventure stories?
7. Why does the narrator have to escape to the island?
8. What does the narrator say happens when he sighs in the basement?
9. How does the narrator escape the basement?
10. What problem does the narrator have with flowers?
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