The News from Paraguay Test | Final Test - Hard

Lily Tuck
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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. Which of the following characters is struck by lightning but manages to survive?

2. Which character is described as being "appealed" with the wasted golden opportunity for the Brazilians?

3. How does Ella defend herself against the native Brazilian that attacks her while she is traveling?

4. What does Franco have his brothers arrested for?

5. Who does Ella take with her to Caacupe to rob the statues?

Short Essay Questions

1. What does Dr. Mastermind do upon his release from prison?

2. What befalls the "traitors" in the Lopez family after their arrest?

3. How does Franco treat Benigno and Saturnino after their arrest for treason?

4. How does Pancho die?

5. What does Dr. Mastermind realize about Franco's hospitals in Humaita?

6. What effect does General Diaz have on Franco's troops?

7. How does Benigno spend his days when he returns home from exile?

8. What happens when Ella realizes that her horse, Mathilde, is dying by the banks of the Aquidaban River?

9. Who is Baron von Fischer-Treunfeld?

10. What happens when Franco foolishly loses 6,000 men in the marshes of Humaita?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Pancho grew up to be a man exactly like his father. Choose two examples of moments in his life when Pancho behaved in a way that Franco might have, and explain where Pancho learned his unemotional behaviors.

Essay Topic 2

During the war with Brazil, Franco acts very selfishly in regards to the people of his land. Choose two examples of times that Franco puts himself before the people of his land, and explain how these decisions wreaked havoc on the people and land that he was supposed to be protecting.

Essay Topic 3

Explain the role that Rosaria plays in the upbringing of little Juan Francisco and use that experience to compare and contrast Rosaria's mothering techniques with Ella's mothering techniques to her firstborn son.

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