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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who says, "We humans are willing to believe anything rather than the truth"?
2. What does Daniel learn about Clara when he calls the Gustavos?
3. Who does Nuria say should be let go?
4. Who is compared to a praying mantis?
5. Who does Nuria hide from at work?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
The title of Carlos Ruiz Zafon's book, The Shadow of the Wind, is the same as the title of Julián Carax's book that is the center of the storyline. What is the relevance of the books having the same title? Do you think it is appropriate that the two stories share a title? Why?
Essay Topic 2
The author, Carlos Ruiz Zafon, uses foreshadowing to help the reader predict. Highlight at least three instances of foreshadowing and how those instances work to help the reader figure out future events and outcomes in the story.
Essay Topic 3
Daniel's portion of The Shadow of the Wind is set after the Spanish Civil war, while a portion of Julián's story is set during the war. The war has an impact on both stories. Describe how the civil war affects Daniel's story as well as Julián's story. Be sure to use specific references from the story.
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