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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is the east wall of Loreto's house made of?
2. What did Bobby tell his parents he was going to be?
3. What does Frankie's father become like?
4. What crime does Chuco commit?
5. Who is stabbed to death in the place by the river with the make-shift houses?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
1) Where is the dead body of Loreto found? By whom? Who notifies the authorities of his death?
2) Who comes to take the dead body of Loreto away? What happens to to Nelson Ortiz during during the loading of Loreto's body into the truck?
3) Describe Loreto's house down by the river. What do the bichigetters find when they tear it apart?
Choose two of the topics to write on.
Essay Topic 2
1) Describe Mrs. Loxye's dog. How does she treat him? What are some peculiar facts about how he is treated, his appearance etc.
2) Describe how Mr. and Mrs. Foxye raised their son , Bobby. How did this affect him?
3) How did the Foxyes make their money? Go into detail. Describe their life style.
Choose two of the three topics to write on.
Essay Topic 3
1) Describe the desert as it is portrayed in the book
2) Give five reasons why you like or dislike the writing style of Miguel Mendez.
3) What do Dona Reginalda and Carlos do to La Malquerida?
Choose two of these topics to write on.
This section contains 328 words
(approx. 2 pages at 300 words per page)