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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. How does Rosa feel about Clare in general?
2. What does Lionel teach Bassie?
3. What is Marcus' plan concerning Lionel Burger?
4. How does Tosa view Ivy and Dick after she visits them in their home?
5. What is the main topic of conversation between the men at Fats' home?
Short Essay Questions
1. What do Greer and Rosa see on their ride home from Orlanda and how and why do they react the way that they do?
2. From pages 62-70, how does Rosa view herself? What does she know about herself that she wishes she could change but won't?
3. Why do Rosa and Tony go stay with the Nels and for how long?
4. What is the argument that the men have at Fats' home concerning black athletes?
5. What happened in the morning in the city that Marisa wants to know more about ,and what does Greer tell her about it?
6. What information does Rosa give the journalist concerning her parents?
7. What cloak and dagger stuff has Rosa been involved in in the past, and what were the results?
8. How does Rosa view Clare?
9. What recollections does Rosa have and why is she thinking about the past in after her visit to the Terblanche's home?
10. How does Conrad see Rosa's childhood and where does he believe it will lead her?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
What is the significance of the beating of the donkey? What does it symbolize for Rosa, and why can't she react to the incident the way that she wants to?
Essay Topic 2
How does Rosa react concerning her passport before she leaves the country? What is she afraid of? Why is she afraid? What occurrences happen that she reacts to?
Essay Topic 3
Explain the theme of the novel that relates to Rosa and her destiny. She states that "Our children and our children's children". What is meant by that fragment in relation to her destiny?
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