The Tortilla Curtain Test | Final Test - Hard

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

Short Answer Questions

1. Which characters are carried away by the water down the hillside?

2. What has América eaten instead of protein?

3. What has happened to Candidó to delay his arrival at Canoga Park?

4. Where does Candidó go to clean himself up after he is beaten in Canoga Park?

5. Who does Delaney decide to follow into the woods?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Compare and contrast the characters of Delaney and Candidó. How are their lives different? How are the characters the same?

Essay Topic 2

In the initial part of the book, Delaney is firmly against the construction of a security fence around his neighborhood. How does his opinion change over time and why? What influences does he encounter that result in these fluctuations?

Essay Topic 3

Which character in Boyle's book is most likable? Why? Which character do you like the least? What is it about that particular character that causes you to dislike him or her?

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