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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 is the name of Socrates' boss?
2. Who does Socrates want Darryl to confront?
3. What kind of cafe does Socrates go to?
4. What does Right say he is not afraid of?
5. What do the gulls on the beach peck at?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Socrates tell Shreve in the cafe?
2. Why does Socrates think that Ponzelle started the fire?
3. What does Socrates tell Theresa in his letter to her?
4. Why does Roland not like Socrates?
5. How does this chapter show that sometimes violence is necessary?
6. Summarize the novel.
7. What does Socrates have to do in return for no jail time?
8. Why does Socrates stay at home during the riots?
9. What does Socrates think about the dog paw prints around him when he wakes up on the beach?
10. How does Socrates talk Right out of killing himself with a gun?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Choose two of the following people and outline their influence on Socrate's life:
3) His mother
Essay Topic 2
Mosely wrote ALWAYS OUTNUMBERED, ALWAYS OUTGUNNED in 1997. Choose one of the following options and discuss how African Americans' lives have improved since then.
1) Living conditions.
2) Representation in the media.
Essay Topic 3
Discuss how Socrates' past affected one of the following areas in his life:
2) Social life
3) Intimate relationships
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