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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. In Chapter 15, how often does Mrs. Hobison's organization Interlink have a luncheon with a guest speaker?
2. What time does Seraphine wake in Chapter 18?
3. In Chapter 16, to what position is Trawl elected in Hands to Ethiopia?
4. In Chapter 10, when Castle leads pickets in front of Trawl's church, what does he carry?
5. In Chapter 10, what is the title of an article that Flagg shows Alamaya from the Labor Herald?
Short Essay Questions
1. What happens to Castle when the Sufi and Senegambians get involved in the demonstration in Chapter 10?
2. How does Peixota learn that Tasan was plotting and attempting to corrupt Alamay from the start?
3. What is the Interlink?
4. In Chapter 10, what type of demonstration is there in front of Trawl's church?
5. In Chapter 17, what does Tasan say about Pushkin and his descendants?
6. What does Dorsey Flagg think about the rumors being printed about Alamaya in Chapter 11?
7. In Chapter 13, what is the Merry-Go-Round?
8. In Chapter 12, how does Castle define the term "nigger-rich"?
9. What is eaten and drank at Tasan's place when he invites Seraphine to dinner in Chapter 17?
10. How is the Princess Benebe Zarihana described?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
The Labor Herald seeks to influence public opinion. What is the role of the Labor Herald in the novel? How do the articles that the Labor Herald publishes advance the sociopolitical theme in the novel?
Essay Topic 2
Seraphine quarrels with her parents and refuses to have anything to do with them. Why does Seraphine quarrel with her parents? To what lengths does she go to prove that her parents were wrong and she was right?
Essay Topic 3
In the novel, some characters are more thoroughly described than others. Who are some characters that are merely named in passing or have a minor role in the novel? What is the importance of these flat characters to the story line? In what way do these characters make the main characters more colorful or interesting? When there is conflict, what type of role do these flat characters play?
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