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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Why does Chief Nanga say he is offering Odili a bribe?
2. What does Odili do when he realizes that his host has shamed him?
3. Who from Anata offers to join Odili's campaign?
4. What does Odili do after awaking at 4 a.m.?
5. After the political turmoil begins, with how much money does Odili return to Anata?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Throughout the story, it is unveiled that starting a democracy is a difficult process. Analyze these difficulties as they are presented in the text. Are they due largely to a lack of education? Of what kind of education? Are there any good suggestions as to how to fix the problems in the country?
Essay Topic 2
Present an analysis of Chief Nanga. Discuss his rise to power, his personalit, and his interactions with other characters. How does he treat others? How does he maintain his political position until the coup? Be sure to contrast the opinions of the educated and the uneducated regarding Chief Nanga.
Essay Topic 3
In Chapter 9, Timothy, the Christian carpenter, says that "Josiah has taken away enough for the owner to notice." Examine the relevance of this statement to the story. How is it shown to be true in Anata? Is it true in the country as a whole? Why is it noticed differently in a small village than in the whole country? Does this imply anything about large-scale democracy, and if so, what?
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