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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who helps Salvador choose a ring for Lupe?
2. What new name does Juan take for himself?
3. Which of Domingo's skills impresses Archie?
4. What has Salvador told Lupe's family is his business?
5. Which of Lupe's sisters organizes a strike so that women can get paid for the work they do?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does Salvador ask Lupe for her hand in marriage?
2. What agreement do Archie and Juan come to in Chapter 18?
3. In what state does Juan find his mother when he arrives in Los Angeles?
4. How do Salvador and Domingo end up in jail in Chapter 23?
5. What news does Don Victor bring back from the lowlands regarding Sophia?
6. Why does Dona Margarita want to go to Chicago, and what do others think about this?
7. What do the two men that stole Juan's money do to his car the day of the Cinco de Mayo parade?
8. How does a bull horn and some mercury help Victoriano collect gold quicker?
9. What do Pedro and Jose do to their teacher, and what punishment does Juan give them?
10. What happens to Juan when two men try to take his gambling winnings in California?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
What purpose does setting have in a literary work? What are some ways or means though which setting is established in this novel? Please provide three examples of settings that can be found in this story.
Essay Topic 2
Religion is seen throughout the story. What role does religion play in this novel and in the lives of the characters in the story? Please provide two to four examples of the role or purpose of religion in the story and in the lives of the characters.
Essay Topic 3
Please compare and contrast Lupe's relationship with Mark, and Lupe's relationship with Salvador. What are her initial feelings toward both men? Do her feelings for the men change as she spends more time with them? If so, how do her feelings change?
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