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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Why does Juan sneak back into the U.S. just days after he has left to return to Mexico?
2. What is the name of the attorney that Juan befriends?
3. Who brings a barrel of whiskey to the reception?
4. Why does Dona Margarita disapprove of Domingo and Nellie's relationship?
5. Which two of Salvador's friends loan him money for his wedding celebration?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
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 2
Symbolism is used in this story. Please provide on example of how the author attempted to use symbolism in this story. Do you think that the author's attempts at symbolism are successful? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 3
Please describe what a plot is in a piece of literature and what the various stages of a plot are. Please provide specific examples from the book of three of the stages of the plot (you can choose any three stages you would like).
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