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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Which of the following does Rocio's mother believe to be ailing Rocio?
2. Where does Rocio accept a job?
3. Which of the following incidents has positioned the illegal citizen in Rocio's path?
4. Which of the following is Rocio concerned about while at the gala event following the play?
5. What does Nita Wembley's husband do for a living?
Essay Topic 1
Having moved away years before, Rocio's father is absent throughout most of the book. When he drops by to visit Rocio, Mercy, and Nieves in the last section of the book, he voices disfavor in relation to Nieves giving his old clothes away to the poor, along with a non-romantic yet caring relationship that she has developed with Regino. Detail what Mr. Esquibel's real reason(s) for having paid a visit to the three women could have been based upon; and whether his disfavor with Nieves' decisions in relation to giving his old clothes away and her relationship with Regino can truly be justified.
Essay Topic 2
Detail the common thread that binds Rocio's interest in spending time with Eloisa, Diana, Josie, and Barbara at the time that Rocio meets each of them; and the common thread that unravels her interest to continue to spend time with any of them. Cite text from the book to support your statements.
Essay Topic 3
There are a few instances throughout the book in which the story changes from a mild to heated tone. Detail a couple of those instances; and state whether the change of tone changed your initial impression about any of the characters.
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