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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. Alberto says in Part Two, Chapter 7, “The rest of that day I just wandered around, and a woman gave me some bread and a little milk. When it got dark I slept in a ditch again, near” what street?
2. At what time is the funeral of the cadet set to take place in Part Two, Chapter 2?
3. Who is the narrator that describes his birthday in Part Two, Chapter 2?
4. Who does the narrator of Part Two, Chapter 4 believe is double-crossing him in the beginning of the chapter?
5. To what street does Alberto go to find his godfather in Part Two, Chapter 7?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is the outcome for Lt. Gamboa in the Epilogue of the novel? Where is he going?
2. What vow does the Jaguar make in Part Two, Chapter 4? Who witnesses this vow?
3. What does the Colonel use in order to blackmail the Poet in Part Two, Chapter 6?
4. What epiphany does the Jaguar come to in Part Two, Chapter 8?
5. How is the Slave injured in the novel? What is the status of his injuries in the opening of Part Two?
6. Where is Alberto sent after meeting with the Colonel in Part Two? Who does he encounter here?
7. Why does the colonel meet with the officers in Part Two, Chapter 2? What decision is reached?
8. How does the Jaguar respond when Alberto attempts to make peace with him in Part Two, Chapter 8?
9. Where do Skinny and Alberto go in order to perform their first robbery together in Part Two, Chapter 3? What are Alberto’s instructions?
10. What action does Lt. Gamboa take in following up on Alberto’s claims in Part Two, Chapter 5?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Analyze the character of Lt. Huarina in The Time of the Hero. What is Lt. Huarina’s authority level and rank at the academy? How is he perceived by his peers, subordinates, and superiors?
Essay Topic 2
Discuss the character of the Jaguar in the novel. How did the Jaguar come to lead the Circle? How is the Jaguar perceived by the other cadets? What is significant about the Jaguar’s name in comparison to the other cadets in the story?
Essay Topic 3
Analyze the character of Skinny Higueras in the novel. How old is Skinny? How does Alberto feel about him? What role does Skinny assume in Alberto’s life? Why do you think he does this?
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