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

What does Abu Zayd's writing suggest about the treatment of women in Moroccan society? Provide several examples that demonstrate the different social rules for men and women in Abu Zayd's book.

Essay Topic 2

How does the setting effect the reader's experience of the story? Does it matter that the story is set in another country? Describe the setting of the story of you choice and explain how it is intertwined with the plot.

Essay Topic 3

Who is Zahra's faqih (note the spelling of faqih) and what role does he play in her life choices ?

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