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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who does Allende visit on her trip to Chile?
2. Who is Pablo Neruda?
3. Some of Paula's caretakers refer to her as being ________________.
4. Which of the following does not shock Paula's grandmother about her condition now?
5. What did Michael not tell Allende when she said she wanted to be with her lover in Spain?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
The relationship of mothers and daughters is of obvious importance to Allende. Briefly describe the relationship between Paula and her mother. What lessons did her mother impart to her that become invaluable in her own relationship with her daughter, Paula? Explain.
Essay Topic 2
Allende is a creative woman who lives an unconventional life. Do you think Allende could indulge her idiosyncrasies because her family's lifestyle allowed it? Or would Allende have found some outlet for her quirkiness regardless of her station in life? How much is financial status an issue in living the life that one pleases as opposed to the life one is obligated to live?
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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