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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Why does Sheikhali speak to Maya through Mamali?
2. Why does Maya suggest that everyone tell a story at Dieter's house?
3. What is the time difference between Washington DC and Ghana?
4. What does Malcolm X say when asked why he came to Ghana?
5. The chapter that deals with Malcolm X underlines what prominent theme in the book?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Does Maya find what she's looking for in Africa? Explain and elaborate.
Essay Topic 2
Using three specific examples from the book, explain how circumstances beyond Maya Angelou's control shape the course of her life.
Essay Topic 3
Explain Maya's reasons for going to Africa.
1. What does she hope to find there?
2. Where does she end up?
3. Did she intend to live there? Why or why not?
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