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    Her first two books were works of fiction but now, in ''Cuando comer es un infierno'', she has gone down the autobiographical
    road to recount, with some bitterness, her difficult adolescence cataloguing her terrible daily battles with the weighing scales.
    QUESTIONS
    1 . COMPREHENSION
    Answer questions 1-3 according to the information given in the text. Use your own words (1 point, answer).
    1. Why is bulimia defined as a deadly eating disorder?
    2.What did Freire think when she saw the billboards with skinny models?
    3.How does '' Cuando comer es un infierno'' differ from freire's previous two books?
    TRUE OR FALSE (0.5 points answer)
    4. While Espido Freire lived to tell the story of her bulimia, the experience has left her scarred for life.
    5.Freire will spend the next months as a visiting writer to various universities in Scotland.
    2. USE OF ENGLISH.
    6. Find a synonym in the text for ''MARKED'' (Adjetive).
    7. Give a noun with the same root as ''LONG''(Adjetive, line 6)
    8. Give a noun with the same root as '' SURVIVE'' ( Verb, line 2)
    9. Find a synonym in the text for '' RECOLLECT'' (Verb)
    10. Use the words to make a meaningful sentence. Use all only the words given without changing their form.
    Who/ they / suffer / to / bulimia / feel / that / fat / and / people / want / from / skinny / are / be.
    11. Give a question for the underlined words.
    Somebody will have to stop this craziness.
    12. Rewrite this sentences without changing the original meaning. Begin as indicated.
    They realized only then tah they were putting their lives at risk.
    Only...
    13. Fill in the gap with the correct modal verb.
    We were in a difficult position. What do you think we (do)?
    3. PRODUCTION
    Write a composition. Chosse one of the following options.
    a) Do you think too much importance is placed on physical appearance ? Are there other more important factors?
    b) Are the so-called ''skinny models'' role models for today's youth? Why or Why not.

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