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Mid-Book Test - Hard

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This quiz consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. What is mealie?



2. What are the colors of Rosa Burger's uniform?



3. What does the old-maid school teacher do to the Burger family?



4. How many black miners participated in the strike of 1946 in South Africa?



5. What does Clare want from Rosa when she goes to her apartment to see her?



Short Essay Questions

1. Why is Rosa detained and what becomes of her?



2. What is the reason for Flora's party? What specifically do the women discuss?



3. How is Rosa's life different than her cousin who carries her name?



4. What horrific event takes place on June 16th 1976 in South Africa?



5. What does Clare want Rosa to do and how does Rosa react to the request?



6. What is the party for that Georges plans and what does Gaby do for Rosa for the party? How does Pierre react?



7. What happened in the morning in the city that Marisa wants to know more about ,and what does Greer tell her about it?



8. What is the meeting between Marisa and Rosa all about?



9. What does Greer offer to give Rosa, and how does she feel about it?



10. What specifically transpires in the first meeting between Brandt and Rosa?



Essay Topics

Flora arrives at the prison and knocks hard at the door the door to be let in to drop off a package for Rosa and Clare. How have things come full circle based on this scene? Explain the irony of the circle.

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?

In what style is the book written? How does this style add to the book's purpose? How does it allow the reader to view different perspectives?

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