The Book of Life
Terms in this set (40)
What are the names of the two lands where the dead go?
the land of the remembered and the land of the forgotten
Who rules each land for the dead?
La Muerte - Remembered; Xibalba - Forgotten
What is La Muerte made of?
white sugar candy
What is Xibalba made of?
What is the Candlemaker made of?
Why is Xibalba living in his present condition?
he lost a bet
What was Joaquin's father's profession?
legendary war hero
What is the family profession of Manolo Sanchez?
What would Manolo rather do than his family?
be a musician
What do Joaquin and Manolo both want?
Who is El Chakal?
the bandit (villian)
What is the bet between La Muerte and Xibalba?
who María will marry
In their bet, who bets on which boy?
La Muerte - Manolo; Xibalba - Joaquin
What will La Muerte win if she wins the bet?
Xibalba can't interfere with Earth
What will Xibalba win if he wins the bet?
he will rule the Land of the Remembered
Where does María's father send her to "straighten her out"?
What gift does Manolo give María when she leaves?
the pig she saved
What gift does María give Manolo when she leaves?
a new guitar
What is special about the day of Manolo's first bullfight?
it's the day María returns
How did Manolo win María's heart?
he didn't kill the bull
What scared off the bandits fighting Joaquin in San Angel?
the medal of everlasting life
What is Joaquin's battle cry
How did Manolo propose to María? How did it work?
at dawn, he set up candles on the bridge and sang to her; she says that she loves him
What did Manolo do to be with María? Where did he go?
he killed himself by a snakebite; he went to the land of the remembered
Who is the primary group of people Manolo meets in the Land of the Remembered?
Why couldn't Manolo find María in the Land of the Remembered?
bc she is alive
How did Xibalba cheat Manolo?
he made Manolo believe María was dead and Manolo wanted to die also to be with María
Who is in charge of the Cave of Souls?
What does each candle in the Cave of Souls represent?
What is the challenge Manolo must face to get his life back? What happens if he lost?
he has to defeat every bull his family ever killed; he will be forever forgotten
Who meets Chakal at the gates of San Angel? What happens to him?
Manolo's dad; he dies
How did Manolo defeat the great bull best in the Land of the Forgotten?
he sings him a song saying sorry
"Manolo's fear was never bullfighting." What was Manolo's greatest fear?
Who showed up to help out the great battle of San Angel on el Día de los Muertos?
What subject did María not mention studying at the convent?
How did Manolo survive the great battle of San Angel on el Día de los Muertos?
he had the medal of everlasting life
Joaquin learned that to be a true hero you have to be...?
Who does María marry?
Who is the Tour Guide?
Who is the Security Guard?