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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. For what does Cesar invite his nephew?
2. What does Cesar continue to do through the night?
3. Why can Cesar not stop what is going on at the club?
4. What does she do to Cesar?
5. About what does Cesar continue to reminisce?
Essay Topic 1
A powerful theme in this novel is that the bonds of love are unbreakable.
Part 1) Name two unbreakable bonds of love found in this novel.
Part 2) Describe these two bonds.
Part 3) Is all the love in this book unbreakable? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 2
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?
Essay Topic 3
Both Cesar and Nestor suffer from depression.
Part 1) What are the causes of their depression?
Part 2) Why do they not seek help?
Part 3) How do each of the brothers deal with their depression?
This section contains 940 words
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