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The Hour of the Star

The Hour of the Star


by Clarice Lispector

The Hour of the Star: Symbols Quiz True or False

1. What word/phrase is occasionally thrown in to indicate an important moment? -> Bang!
2. What gave Macabéa a sense of comfort and hope and reminded her of home? -> A cockerel
3. What symbolic thing is Macabéa compared to in the novella? -> A topaz
4. What creates the story's mood? -> Colorfully printed text
5. Which kind of car kills Macabéa? -> Mercedes