The Censors: Summary, Theme & Analysis


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What type of government is censoring the letters in 'The Censors?

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1. What happens to Juan, the protagonist of 'The Censors,' at the end of the story?

2. 'The Censors' is in the genre of _____, which uses humor to make a social or political point.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This worksheet and quiz will help you to see what you know about The Censors by Valenzuela. Topics on the quiz include the type of government in the book and what happens to Juan.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use the following as study goals:

  • Determine the genre of the book
  • Identify the target of the book's satire
  • Assess the narrator in the story

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about government
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding Argentina
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on The Censors by Valenzuela

Additional Learning

Learn more about this important political book from an Argentine writer via the lesson named The Censors: Summary, Theme & Analysis. Take the following study objectives into consideration:

  • Identify Mariana
  • Analyze how Juan works himself to death
  • Assess the themes and real-world parallels in the book
  • Understand the author's writing style