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The Old Gringo Test | Final Test - Hard

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Final Test - Hard

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This quiz consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. On what type of bed did Arroyo sleep when he was a child?



2. What does Harriet think is living inside the bodies of all living people?



3. What does Harriet call "the enemy of life"?



4. What relationship does Harriet claim to have with the old gringo in front of Pancho Villa?



5. What does Harriet make Arroyo promise to never do, lest she never forgive him?



Essay Topics

La Luna and La Garduña each play significant roles in the life of General Arroyo. Give a brief description of each woman, and explain their histories with General Arroyo. Then, explain how his relationship with each of these women affected General Arroyo in his military negotiations.

Marksmanship among the male characters in the novel is thought to be the highest skill of strength. Choose two scenes in which marksmanship of characters is evaluated, and explain why this skill would be so heavily sought in the Mexican Revolution.

The Civil War plays a large role in shaping the character of the old gringo. Explain what position the old gringo had during the Civil War, and choose two vivid memories he has of his time, and explain how each of those memories affected the old gringo during his time fighting for the Mexican revolution.

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