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The Hour of the Star

The Hour of the Star

by Clarice Lispector

The Hour of the Star: Themes (For the Most Part) 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 is the primary philosophical school of thought that the novella addresses?


Structuralism
Historical materialism
Existentialism
Awesomeness
Q. Which two "problems" does the narrator mostly explore in the book?


Having to wake up too early and the lack of good TV
The meaning of existence and writing
Poverty and climate change
Music and death
Q. Macabéa best represents which of the following themes from the book?


Intelligence
Eroticism
Hatred
Poverty
Q. Marginalized groups are usually ignored and


laughed at
isolated
pelted with rotten fruit
embraced by society
Q. Macabéa's life could be characterized as


High-fashion
Sad
Lucky
Luxurious
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