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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 do Rosa and Greer see on the side of the road on their way home from Fats' that they do not stop for?
2. How old is Rosa Burger on the day that she first goes to the prison?
3. How does Rosa respond to Clare's request when Clare visits her at her apartment?
4. Who is Rosa named after?
5. Of what does Rosa's mother die?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does Rosa view Clare?
2. What is the relationship between Noel and Rosa? How long does it last? How does it end?
3. What happened in the morning in the city that Marisa wants to know more about ,and what does Greer tell her about it?
4. Why do Rosa and Tony go stay with the Nels and for how long?
5. What memory does Rosa describe as she and Conrad stop in front of her dad's house one evening while taking a walk?
6. What is the argument that the men have at Fats' home concerning black athletes?
7. What does Clare want Rosa to do and how does Rosa react to the request?
8. What offering does the baby boy make to Rosa? Where does the item come from, and what is its significance?
9. What does Rosa recollect after the death of the man in the public square concerning her parents, Tony and Conrad?
10. What happens in the city on the anniversary of Lionel's death and how does Rosa react to it and why?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Why does Rosa go to France? How does she almost accomplish her goal in going there?
Essay Topic 2
What is the fundamental difference between Clare and Rosa?
Essay Topic 3
What greater significance does the woman in the nightgown have? How can she be seen as a theme of the novel?
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