Dos Palabras by Isabel Allende: Author, Summary & Theme


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In 'Dos Palabras', which of the following is true?

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1. In 'Dos Palabras', what does Belisa find that makes her want to work with words?

2. In 'Dos Palabras', what does the Colonel want from Belisa?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

You'll find a series of multiple-choice questions on this quiz/worksheet designed to assess your understanding of Dos Palabras by Isabel Allende. These questions ask you about what The Colonel wants from Belisa, the themes of the story and what Belisa finds that makes her want to work with words.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Take this quiz to see how well you know:

  • True statements about Belisa from the story
  • What Belisa finds that makes her want to work with words
  • What The Colonel wants from Belisa
  • The themes that are explored in the story
  • What is true about the author of the story

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the themes explored in Dos Palabras
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding information and true statements about Belisa
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related Dos Palabras lesson, like the themes Allende explores in this story

Additional Learning

For more information about this story, check out our lesson titled Dos Palabras by Isabel Allende: Author, Summary & Theme. Once you complete this lesson, you should be able to:

  • Outline the events that led to Belisa's journey to the sea
  • Discuss the mystery behind The Colonel's decline
  • Identify the character named as 'the loneliest man in the world'