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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What job does Allende have in the early days of her marriage to Michael?
2. What does Allende give to Willie that makes him agree to marry her?
3. What does Willie think Allende is doing every night?
4. Where did Allende flee with her children when their lives were threatened in Chile?
5. Which birthday is Allende celebrating in this section?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Allende's story has some very important themes that run throughout the book. Cite at least three themes with examples to support your answers.
Essay Topic 2
Allende's work is sometimes categorized as magic realism. Explain what that means to you and why it is a common categorization for Latin writers especially. Cite an example that supports this classification of Allende's writing.
Essay Topic 3
Describe some of the settings for the novel. Be sure to include geography, time period and any pertinent popular culture events.
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