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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Which two characters go out to dinner to celebrate?
2. How does Leland react to Guy's homosexuality?
3. Which of the following is not addressed in this scene?
4. How much of the rent money does Guy have?
5. What has Guy done for Angel?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
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 2
The setting of the book is New York City in America during the height of the Great Depression. Explain how this affected people in America overall. Then drill down to explain how people in New York were affected. Why is there more opportunity for people such as Guy to live and work in Europe? Explain.
Essay Topic 3
Describe the overall setting for the play. Why does Cleage use the setting she does? What is the time period of the story? How important is the time period to the attitudes and issues of the characters?
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