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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. What does the narrator praise in Section 4?
2. According to the narrator in Section 3, what has become a tourist attraction?
3. Who is the Queen's stand-in in Antigua before the island becomes self-governing?
4. What does Section 4 begin as?
5. What do Antiguans worry that the Birds will be unwilling to relinquish?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does the narrator say about small events which occur in small places?
2. What role do the slave records play in Section 3?
3. In Section 4, which characters are static, and which characters are dynamic?
4. How are the Antiguans taken advantage of due to their innocence and naivete?
5. How does Section 4 begin as a panegyric, and how does it change?
6. How are slaves and slaveholders viewed by the narrator in Section 4?
7. When the narrator was a child, what did the head librarian suspect, and what does the narrator say about these suspicions?
8. In Section 4, what role does emancipation play?
9. What happens to the acting Governor General when the Governor General goes to Europe in the months before Antigua's carnival?
10. When are Africans brought to Antigua, by whom, and why?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
How is foreshadowing used in "A Small Place?" Choose one major instance of foreshadowing and follow it through the book, finishing with how the event is fulfilled.
Essay Topic 2
What role does social class play in "A Small Place?" What different classes are represented and by which people?
Essay Topic 3
How is the library used as a symbol in "A Small Place?" Why is it significant that the library is not restored?
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