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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Allende dream of ?
2. Where does Allende's mother go for a retreat?
3. Ernesto has a dream where Paula appears and asks him to ________________.
4. Who is elected president of Chile in 1970?
5. Who is Pablo Neruda?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Explain the irony of Allende's daughter-in-law giving birth to her first child in the room where Paula will be brought to live out the balance of her life. Explain why this is an example of the circle of life and why Allende is particularly in tune with elements of nature and spirit.
Essay Topic 2
Describe the role of family in Allende's life. Explain why family seems to be especially important to Latin people and cultures. Cite three examples in the book that support this position.
Essay Topic 3
What was the nature of Meme's spirituality? How did it exhibit? Do you think it was authentic? Or was it the vivid imagination of a gifted storyteller? Explain.
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