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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What do Felicia and Doctor Tolentino talk about together?
2. How does Sofi lose her home?
3. Who does Sofi consult about Loca's illness?
4. How many times in her life does Loca venture out?
5. What does Domingo decide to build?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
If you could choose one of Castillo's characters to be identified as the tragic hero/ine, who would it be and why? Do you think this particular character is more of a tragic hero than other characters? What is it about the character that helps him or her to be defined this way?
Essay Topic 2
What is the overall theme of Castillo's novel? Is there more than one theme? How does Castillo use characters and events to communicate the theme to readers?
Essay Topic 3
How does Castillo use irony in "So Far From God"? Are there certain situations or events that strike you as particularly ironic? Why would Castillo include this literary technique in her work?
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