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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. How many years pass since the treaty is signed with the Europeans, as Aidoo sets the play up?
2. Which word best describes Badua's feelings upon hearing Anowa's news in Phase one, as can be seen in the text?
3. By the end of Phase one, the old man believes that Anowa is destined for ________________.
4. How many different approaches to life does Being-The-Mouth-That-Eats-Salt-And-Pepper take?
5. How many young men propose to Anowa over the years?
Short Essay Questions
1. Explain the discussion that occurs when the audience is first introduced to Badua and Osam in Phase one.
2. What does Kofi Ako wish for as Anowa sleeps?
3. Why is Kofi Ako concerned for Anowa and the work she is doing with the animal skins?
4. Because of the "glue" that shapes the Yebi village, why does that make Anowa's character even more problematic?
5. As can been seen in Phase one, how do you describe the voice of the old woman?
6. What is the function of Being-The-Mouth-That-Eats-Salt-And-Pepper, as described by Aidoo in the prologue?
7. What does Kofi Ako want to buy woman slaves?
8. What does Anowa realize about Kofi Ako by Phase three?
9. Describe the type of relationships that are presented in the prologue and which are said to recur throughout the play.
10. How does Anowa die?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Men appear to be more sympathetic to Anowa's situation even from the very beginning, which men are perceived as being more sympathetic? And why is the sympathetic nature of these particular men fueled by, especially in regard to Anowa?
Essay Topic 2
How does the weather mirror the mood of the scene, as can be seen throughout the play?
Essay Topic 3
Explain why Anowa is referred to as a feminist.
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