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The Hour of the Star

The Hour of the Star


by Clarice Lispector

The Hour of the Star: Symbols Quiz Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around The Hour of the Star? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. What word/phrase is occasionally thrown in to indicate an important moment?

No freakin' way!
Listen up!
Q. What gave Macabéa a sense of comfort and hope and reminded her of home?

Hot dogs
Her boyfriend, Olímpico
A tulip
A cockerel
Q. What symbolic thing is Macabéa compared to in the novella?

A star
A diamond
A topaz
Q. What creates the story's mood?

Colorfully printed text
An inside joke
Q. Which kind of car kills Macabéa?

'98 Honda Civic