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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. From what is Cesar unable to stop himself?
2. How do Mariela and her mother live comfortably in Cuba?
3. Why is Celia frustrated with Cesar?
4. What continues in Cesar's life?
5. Who is Fernando Perez?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Cesar is a very generous man.
Part 1) How is he generous?
Part 2) Why is he generous?
Part 3) What affect does his generosity have on him later in life?
Essay Topic 2
The Mambo Kings are a very popular band in the 1950s.
Part 1) Who are the Mambo Kings? How do they end up in the United States?
Part 2) How do they become popular?
Part 3) How do the Mambo Kings handle their fame and fortune?
Essay Topic 3
Cesar's daughter, Meriela, does not leave Cuba.
Part 1) Why?
Part 2) How does Cesar feel about her not wanting to leave?
Part 3) How is her life in Cuba different from many other Cubans? Why?
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