The Mambo Kings Play Songs of Love Test | Final Test - Hard

Oscar Hijuelos
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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. What is Cesar's excuse for his actions?

2. Why does Celia do this to Cesar?

3. What does Cesar do to the forty-year-old woman?

4. How does the woman react?

5. For what are these musicians searching?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Cesar drinks himself to death.

Part 1) Why does Cesar drink excessively?

Part 2) What effect does the alcohol have on his body and his relationships?

Part 3) Why does he not stop drinking?

Essay Topic 2

Nestor and Cesar's cousin, Pedro, warns them that the only way to happiness is through family.

Part 1) Why does he give them this warning?

Part 2) Do they heed this warning? Why or why not?

Part 3) How does this warning affect Cesar later in life?

Essay Topic 3

Nestor is killed at the age of thirty.

Part 1) How is he killed?

Part 2) Is it an accident or a suicide? Use information from the text to support your answer.

Part 3) How does his death affect those that are close to him?

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