Year of the Elephant: A Moroccan Woman's Journey Toward Independence, and Other Stories Test | Lesson Plans Final Test - Hard

Layla Abu Zayd
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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. How do the visitor and employee know each other?

2. How does Zahra treat her servants?

3. How does Zahra feel at the start of Chapter 5?

4. What do the girls in "A House in the Woods" carry their building materials in?

5. Who abandoned the man in "Divorce" when he was a child?

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

Analyze the interaction between the men in the story "The Discontented". How are the men different from one another? What occurs at the end of the story that sets the two men further apart?

Essay Topic 2

Describe the religious holiday Ramadan and the role it plays in the story "Silence". What is the significance how how the characters react to this holiday?

Essay Topic 3

How does Abu Zayd address the theme of independence in his "Year of the Elephant"? Choose two examples of examples of this theme and explain how these examples contribute to the message of the story.

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