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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What happens when ixca takes Norma out in a sailboat?
2. What do Gabriel and his friends do?
3. To where does Mercedes move?
4. What does Manuel find to be misguided?
5. What has made Norma bold and self-certain?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Robles' philosophy is that his own success is also the country's.
Part 1) How does Robles evolve from a peasant farmer's son to a millionaire?
Part 2) Why does he believe his success is also the country's success?
Part 3) Do you agree with Robles? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 2
Gervasio Pola's death is a key symbol in this story.
Part 1) Describe Gervasio Pola and the events surrounding his death.
Part 2) How does his death affect the other characters?
Part 3) How is his death symbolic? What does it symbolize?
Essay Topic 3
Ixca's mother, Teodula, demands a sacrifice to save the poor people of Mexico City.
Part 1) What is this sacrifice?
Part 2) Why is this the sacrifice?
Part 3) Does this sacrifice, in fact, save the people? Why or why not?
This section contains 241 words
(approx. 1 page at 300 words per page)