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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Why has Guy chilled champagne?
2. What is Guy preparing to do at the beginning of Act 2, Scene 5?
3. For what is Guy holding out hope?
4. What does Guy receive in Act 2, Scene 3?
5. Where does Leland shoot Sam?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
The author uses more than one iteration on the theme of hope. Identify at least two themes about hope in the book. Then cite an example to support each theme you name.
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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