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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What did the girl cut herself with?
2. What is the name of the gaucho in the limerick?
3. What does Hannah describe her relationship with Nonno like?
4. What did Shannon call the girl he prayed with?
5. What does Mei yoo gaunchi mean in English?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Examine the author's writing style. How would you describe the author's style? What kind of vocabulary does he use? What meaning does the author's style give to the story?
Essay Topic 2
Discuss how Shannon's breakdown affects one of the following areas in his life:
2) Social life.
3) Intimate relationships.
Essay Topic 3
Compare Mexican and American culture.
1) What are the differences between the two cultures?
2) In what way have the two cultures influenced each other?
3) How would the author represent Mexican culture and Mexican's if the play were released today?
This section contains 175 words
(approx. 1 page at 300 words per page)