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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. How does Cesar known Bernardito Mendelbaum?
2. Where is Cesar's guitar?
3. Where does Cesar play most frequently?
4. Why does Cesar begin playing music again after his brother's death?
5. What is Cesar's excuse for his actions?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Maria is Nestor's lost love.
Part 1) How does he lose her?
Part 2) What does he do to remember and honor her?
Part 3) How does he try to forget her? Is he successful? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 2
Cesar and Nestor leave Cuba, in part, because of their father.
Part 1) Describe their father.
Part 2) When Cesar sees his father in Cuba, has his father changed? Explain.
Part 3) How does their father's personality and behavior affect Cesar and Nestor?
Essay Topic 3
Cesar takes a vacation to Cuba.
Part 1) Why does he go to Cuba?
Part 2) Who does he see in Cuba?
Part 3) What affect does this trip have on him?
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