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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Which character does Vonni suggest has a situation similar to David's?
2. Instead of dining with Elsa and Fiona, what is Vonni scheduled to do?
3. How does Vonni describe Fiona to the hotel manager?
4. Where do Vonni and David go to make a delivery?
5. Which poet does Thomas quote to Elsa?
Short Essay Questions
1. What reassurance does Vonni offer Andreas?
2. What does David notice about Vonni's behavior that he shares with the other tourists?
3. What has caused tension between Fiona and her parents?
4. Once he reaches Athens, what thoughts does Shane have about Fiona?
5. Why does Adonis choose not to call his father, Andreas?
6. Why does Vonni share her secrets with the tourists?
7. What do Thomas and Vonni discover that they have in common at the end of Chapter 10?
8. Based on his last unsuccessful conversation with his son, how does Thomas try to prepare for his next talk with Bill?
9. What do Vonni and Andreas think they might have done differently in the past?
10. Why does Vonni think the tourists' desire to stay in Aghia Anna is a bad idea?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
One of the novel's themes is how difficult family ties and relationships can be. Choose two characters and compare and contrast their situations vis-a-vis their families.
Essay Topic 2
What is the role of spirituality and religion in the lives of the main characters?
Essay Topic 3
Select one example of symbolism in the novel and explain its significance.
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