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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. How long is Fe married before she dies?
2. What kind of bird does Francisco see nesting above Caridad's door?
3. What does Fe's supervisor tell her about the chemical she is working with?
4. Which treatments does Felicia try on Loca?
5. Why does La Loca cut the tag out of her clothing?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
How is Castillo's story ultimately resolved? Do you think the plot was adequately resolved? In your opinion, what could have been added (or removed) to make it more meaningful?
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
Compare and contrast the characters of Delaney and Candidó. How are their lives different? How are the characters the same?
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