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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Angel give to Delia?
2. What does Sam wish Angel had asked Delia about?
3. What does Guy suggest to Delia?
4. Where does Leland shoot Sam?
5. What was the topic of the speech at the Abyssinian Church?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Explain the concept of loneliness as it exhibits in the story. Which of the characters are lonely? Are they all lonely in some way? Explain the loneliness and the methods and attempts to overcome it.
Essay Topic 2
What is the state of the finances of the people of Harlem in 1930? How do most of the people fare during the Great Depression? How do people in regular jobs like Sam and Delia fare as opposed to those in the entertainment industry such as Guy and Angel? Explain.
Essay Topic 3
Create a brief character study of Guy. What does he look like? What are his positive personality traits? What are some of his negative characteristics? What are his hopes and fears? What motivates him--if anything--at this point in his life?
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