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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. In "Her Lips are Copper Wire," what does Toomer use as a larger description theme?
2. What does Dorris do in the theater?
3. Where do Bona and Paul get into an argument?
(a) In the hallway.
(b) In Paul's room.
(c) On the dance floor.
(d) In the street.
4. What does the author visually contrast with the whitewashed streets of Washington in "Seventh Street"?
(b) Black skin.
5. How does Avey initially feel about the speaker?
(a) She hates him.
(b) She is indifferent.
(c) She respects him.
(d) She loves him.
6. Who is Paul's roommate?
7. What do Dorris and John speak about in the theater?
(a) They do not talk at all.
(b) Their weekend plans.
(d) Their relationship.
8. How is the rain dripping in "Storm Ending"?
(a) It is pouring.
(b) It is sprinkling.
(c) It is bleeding.
(d) It is galing.
9. After comparing his soul to a little finger, how does the speaker then describe this body part?
10. In "Storm Ending", to what is the thunder compared?
(a) A dog's howl.
(b) An explosion.
(c) A drum.
(d) A flower.
11. What part of the street does the speaker use in "Her Lips are Copper Wire" to describe the woman?
(a) A smooth pavement.
(b) A streetlamp.
(c) The curved curb.
(d) A fire hydrant.
12. What will the speaker's feeling overpower in "Her Lips are Copper Wire"?
(a) The wishes of others.
(b) His own hesitations.
(c) The power grid.
(d) The woman's objections.
13. Why are Rhobert's legs bowed?
(a) He had rickets as a child.
(b) He is burdened with the weight of the world.
(c) His bones did not form correctly.
(d) He was beaten as a child.
14. What facial description is the thunder given in "Storm Ending"?
15. Which dancer in the theater particularly appeals to John?
Short Answer Questions
1. What wish is expressed by the speaker in "Beehive"?
2. At what age does the speaker begin to tell the story of Avey?
3. Which law is referenced as affecting Seventh Street?
4. How are the body and mind described in "Prayer"?
5. Whose reaction is Bob Stone concerned about in thinking about Louisa and him?
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