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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. In Part Two, Chapter 9, what happens when Leafy and Priscilla go to the club?
2. In Part Two, Chapter 1, who does Leafy feels is the one he's been waiting for all his life?
3. Who are Errol and Nancy Wagner?
4. At the beginning of Part Two, the story is told in ________________.
5. Leafy's first visit to Dr. Murray is a result of Lee Wan telling him not to use _______________.
Short Essay Questions
1. At the end of the novel, what happens to Dr. Murray, and what is Leafy's response?
2. What happens when Leafy proposes the bribe to Dr. Murray?
3. Towards the end of the novel, Leafy has a change of heart. What changes for him?
4. Are internal or external causes the root of Leafy's problems?
5. In Part Three, Chapter 6, what happens between the Duchess and Leafy after he plays Santa?
6. In Part Two, Chapters 6-10, how does Leafy display his anger?
7. Describe Leafy's first visit to Dr. Murray.
8. Describe the affair between Celia and Leafy.
9. Who are the various people Leafy has to report to, and what stress does this cause him?
10. How does Leafy leave the party at Adekunle's?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Symbolism is a literary device used to give meaning to an object beyond the obvious. Write an essay that analyzes a symbol used in A Good Man In Africa. Include a description of the symbol and how it is used in the novel.
Essay Topic 2
The theme of Part One, Chapter 2, is decadence. In an essay, examine the theme of loss and analyze those things Leafy has lost, either through his own doing or someone else's.
Essay Topic 3
Conflict is a critical literary element in narrative writing. Analyze the conflict in A Good Man In Africa. What type of conflict is it? What is the conflict? How does it further the story line? Use specific examples from the text to prove your point.
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