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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Newman tell Rodriguez about the major film companies in Hollywood?
2. What small luxury does Rodriguez enjoy when he's back in Texas.
3. Who is the first celebrity Rodriguez meets on a movie set?
4. To what news does Rodriguez not really know how to react?
5. What will happen at a test screening of EL MARIACHI?
Essay Topic 1
Write an essay on following your dreams. Using Rodriguez as your example, write your essay about how dedication, determination, and passion for a business are necessary for success. In your essay discuss why some people succeed and others do not.
Essay Topic 2
Write an essay about perseverance. In your essay discuss how disappointments should never cause one to abandon a dream. Use the way Rodriguez and Gallardo went about finding a distributor for their film and apply the principle to any worthwhile endeavor.
Essay Topic 3
Write an essay about helping others succeed. Using Rodriguez as an example, discuss the importance of helping others, especially younger people, learn how to accomplish their dreams.
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