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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 aspect does the female part of Being-The-Mouth-That-Eats-Salt-And-Pepper take on according to Phase one of the text?

2. How many of these relationship couplings are presented within the play?

3. Which political category best suits Anowa's character?

4. Which word best describes how the people of Anowa's village prefer to live?

5. Which part of the landscape, as described in the prologue, balances out the lands?

Short Essay Questions

1. What is Kofi Ako's status by the beginning of Phase three

2. As can be seen in Phase one, how do you describe the voice of the old man?

3. How is the weather of the Ghana coast described in the prologue?

4. Describe the reasoning that the old man gives for the anger of those in the Yebi village toward Anowa?

5. What does Anowa realize about Kofi Ako by Phase three?

6. What is Anowa's personality like, as described in the Prologue of the play?

7. Explain the level of understanding that Osam has for Anowa.

8. Why is difference, or oddity, believed to be such a threat in the Yebi village, as can be deduced from the prologue?

9. Explain what affects Badua's outlook and opinions for Anowa, as explained in the prologue.

10. How does Anowa die?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Given Anowa's refusal to marry a man who is chosen for her, what is said about the values placed on love within the confines of the story?

Essay Topic 2

Explain how the subjugation of women is relevant in the case of the this story. Use in-text citations to support your reasoning.

Essay Topic 3

What historical/cultural implications can be drawn about the Ghana area, as described throughout the play? How do these implications apply to the events within the story?

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