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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Where does Francisco follow Caridad when she leaves her trailer?
2. What is Loca's condition six weeks after Holy Week?
3. What illness is Fe diagnosed with at the hospital?
4. After her death, where is Esperanza often seen?
5. What organization does Sofi found?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
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
Castillo uses a great deal of imagery in her book, particularly when using magical realism. What specific examples of imagery did Castillo include? How does this imagery add to the readers' experience of the story?
Essay Topic 3
How do specific characters conform to expectations of those around them in Castillo's story? In what context does this occur? What is the author seeming to say about the impact conformation may have on relationships between people?
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