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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. Who says, "One loves truly only once in a lifetime...even if one isn't aware of it"?
2. Who does Daniel think murdered Julián?
3. What do Daniel and Bea discover after their meeting is interrupted?
4. Who surprises Daniel and his father at the bookshop at the beginning of City of Shadows Chapter 34?
5. What does Fermín disguise himself as?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does the book end?
2. Why does Ricardo Aldaya seek out Julián and his mother, according to Nuria in Nuria Monfort: Remembrance of the Lost Chapter 4?
3. What does Julián discover in The Angel of Mist in Nuria Monfort: Remembrance of the Lost Chapter 10?
4. How does Daniel know Julián was in his room at the hospital?
5. Where does Fermín take Daniel the night before the wedding?
6. What does the newspaper's headline imply in City of Shadows Chapter 40?
7. Why is someone burning Julián's books?
8. Why does Palacios ask Daniel to get into his car after Nuria's funeral?
9. What did the newspapers publish about Fumero's death?
10. How do the Barcelos convince Father Fernando to marry Bea and Daniel?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Describe Daniel's relationship with his father. How is Daniel's relationship with his father different from that of Julián with Fortuny and Tomás and his father? How does Daniel's relationship with his father impact and influence the story?
Essay Topic 2
The Shadow of the Wind uses the narration of Daniel, Nuria and Julián to tell the entire story. How do these multiple viewpoints and narrations aid in the story's development? Explore each character's contribution to the story using specific examples from the text.
Essay Topic 3
Shadows are an important symbol in the novel. What do the shadows in the book represent? How do shadows and the things they represent play a role in the story?
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