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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?


Hey!
Bang!
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
Coca-Cola
A topaz
Q. What creates the story's mood?


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


Porsche
'98 Honda Civic
Ferrari
Mercedes
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