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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Maya Angelou accompanies Malcolm X to the airport after his meeting with:
2. Why is Dieter upset after Torvash tells his story?
3. What does Maya do when Sheikhali is more than two hours late for a date?
4. Why does Sheikhali speak to Maya through Mamali?
5. When the German couple tells Maya she can bring whomever she wants as a guest, who does Maya choose?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Using three specific examples from the book, explain how circumstances beyond Maya Angelou's control shape the course of her life.
Essay Topic 2
Describe the relationship between Maya and her son Guy. Would you say they have a healthy relationship? Why or why not? Support your answer with examples.
Essay Topic 3
Describe how Maya's fierce independence creates both challenges and opportunities for her in Ghana.
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