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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who is Paul's roommate?
2. What do Dorris and John speak about in the theater?
3. Where are Muriel, Bernice, and Dan going to see the show?
4. What is Tom Burwell's punishment for killing Bob Stone?
5. What ethnicity is Paul?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Throughout the racially charged "Cane," we see depictions of white men. How are they shown? In what ways do they interact with the Black community? How do they deal with racial stratification?
Essay Topic 2
In sections one and two of "Cane," we see a significant shift from viewing the experience of the rural African American to the urban African American. Compare and contrast the experience for rural and urban African Americans as depicted in "Cane".
Essay Topic 3
Throughout the first section of the book, Toomer goes to great lengths to describe the Georgian landscape. How is the land physically described? What attributes does Toomer attribute to both the land and its people? How do we see these reflected in the characters?
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