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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What type of relationships is the play built around?
2. How many different approaches to life does Being-The-Mouth-That-Eats-Salt-And-Pepper take?
3. What does Aidoo use to help in the construction of the play's characters?
(a) Historical elements.
(b) Her mother.
(c) African heritage.
(d) Creation mythology.
4. What does Anowa vow to do in Phase one?
(a) To never have children.
(b) To never marry.
(c) To become a high priestess.
(d) To never return home.
5. What is the ultimate consequence of Anowa's behavior, as stated in the prologue?
Short Answer Questions
1. Who, in Phase one, makes the suggestion of Anowa becoming a high priestess?
2. What aspect does the female part of Being-The-Mouth-That-Eats-Salt-And-Pepper take on according to Phase one of the text?
3. In which year does the "Anowa" take place?
4. Who asks Anowa to marry him in Phase one?
5. Who does Badua discuss Anowa with at the beginning of Phase one?
Short Essay Questions
1. Who is the old woman described in the prologue, and how is she described?
2. How do you describe Kofi Ako's personality, as seen in Phase one?
3. Who does the old woman blame for the tragedies of this story and why?
4. How does Kofi Ako die?
5. Why does Anowa vow to never return to Yebi?
6. Describe Kofi Ako's home.
7. Describe the reasoning that the old man gives for the anger of those in the Yebi village toward Anowa?
8. What does Kofi Ako wish for as Anowa sleeps?
9. What is the glue of the Yebi village, as can be seen in the prologue?
10. What is the story of Anowa based upon, according to Aidoo and the prologue?
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