The House of the Spirits
by Isabel Allende
The House of the Spirits: Themes (For the Most Part) Quiz
Think you’ve got your head wrapped around The House of the Spirits? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. The extended family portrayed in The House of the Spirits serves as a microcosm of ___ as a whole.
Q. The idea of using ____ to better understand the present and to prepare for a future is a theme of this novel as a microcosm of ___ as a whole.
Q. People have different recollections of the same events, and those recollections may change over time. Which theme is this?
Memory and the Past
Q. Clara begins to record trivialities during her period of muteness. Which theme is this?
Women and Femininity
Man and the Natural World
Society and Class
Q. Alba's survival is an example of