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. What does Jordan search for in his home?

2. Why does Delaney's column anger readers?

3. What happens to the bills Candidó is saving?

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

5. What does América decide to name the baby?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

The wall is a significant part of Boyle's story. What does the wall symbolize? What similarities can you give between the wall and Candidó's qualities?

Essay Topic 2

How is Boyle's story ultimately resolved? Do you think the plot is adequately resolved? In your opinion, what could have been added (or removed) to make it more meaningful?

Essay Topic 3

How do specific characters conform to expectations of those around them in Boyle's story? In what context does this occur? What is the author seeming to say about the impact that conformation may have on relationships between people?

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