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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. The chapter that deals with Malcolm X underlines what prominent theme in the book?
2. How long does the event organized by the Revolutionist Returnees to support MLK's march take place?
3. What does Malcolm X say when asked why he came to Ghana?
4. What does Sheikhali say to Maya with regards to his tardiness?
5. What is the time difference between Washington DC and Ghana?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Compare and contrast Maya Angelou with the following people:
1. Her friend Efua.
2. Her suitor Sheikhali.
3. Civil Rights Movement leader Malcolm X.
Essay Topic 2
Discuss in detail three major themes covered in this book. Describe how the author carries these three themes throughout the narration.
Essay Topic 3
Compare and contrast Maya Angelou's idealized view of Africa with the reality of her life in Ghana. How does she come to terms with the gap between fantasy and reality?
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