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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Where does Fe take a new job after working at the bank?
2. What is La Loca represented by in the Sisters Tarot Deck?
3. Who pays for Fe's funeral Mass?
4. What does Casimiro tell Fe her breath begins to smell like?
5. Where do Felicia and Doctor Tolentino sometimes meet?
Essay Topic 1
The title of Castillo's work, "So Far From God," does not clearly communicate the theme of his book. In your opinion, why does Castillo choose this particular title for her work? What does this title signify? What does it tell readers about the story?
Essay Topic 2
The church plays a very significant role in the lives of Castillo's characters, even if most of the story does not refer directly to organized religion. What distinction do you think Castillo would make between religion and spirituality? Do you think she would claim that one is superior over the other? What role does religion play in the lives of Sofi and her daughters, as opposed to spirituality?
Essay Topic 3
Sofi's cooperative is a significant part of Castillo's story. What does the organization symbolize? What similarities can you give between the cooperative and Sofi's character?
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