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Character Flashcards--Set #1

These questions focus on the characters found in Willa Cather's Death Comes for the Archbishop

 
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#1

Who tells Father Latour the story of Friar Baltazar at Acoma??

 

 

 

 

 

 

#2

What are the names of the two white mules given to Father Vaillant??

 

 

 

 

 

 

#3

Who advises Father Latour not to abolish Penitentes and why?

 

 

 

 

 

 

#4

Who was the American governor in Santa Fe shortly before Latour arrived there and what happened to him?

 

 

 

 

 

 

#5

Which priest played a role in what happened to the governor mentioned in quesiton #4?

 

 

 

 

 

 

#6

Who does Father Latour encounter late one night near the chapel after her temporary escape from her "family?"

 

 

 

 

 

 

#7

What position did Father Vaillant first hold when Father Latour called him out to New Mexico?

 

 

 

 

 

 

#8

What is the name of the Navajo chief and rebel who appealed to Latour to speak on behalf of his people to the U.S. government?

 

 

 

 

 

 

#9

Which character is responsible for driving the Navajos off their land on behalf of the U.S. government?

 

 

 

 

 

 

#10

Which corrupt priest fakes illness to avoid going out with Father Latour to visit his parishoners in outlying churches?

 

 

 

 

 

 

#11

Who shares with Father Latour the Native American belief that the stars are great spirits?

 

 

 

 

 

 

#12

How does Father Latour come to be the Bishop of the New Mexico diocese?

 

 

 

 

 

 

#13

What is the name of the French village Latour and Vaillant originate from?

 

 

 

 

 

 

#14

What happens to Latour on his first journey from Ohio to his new diocese?

 

 

 

 

 

 

#15

Describe Latour's perception of Magdalena when he first meets her.

 

 

 

 

 

 

#16

Which priest, after being asked to resign from the Cathloic church, forms his own church which he tries to persuade his former parishoners to attend?

 

 

 

 

 

 

#17

What problem was caused when Dona Isabella Olivares refused to confess her true age?

 

 

 

 

 

 

#18

Which character was a miser?

 

 

 

 

 

 

#19

What place did Father Latour find on his way home from Durango after being out of water for himself and his horse for 2 days?

 

 

 

 

 

 

#20

Which Navajo chief becomes friends with Father Latour and is present in Santa Fe when Latour dies?