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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who is the main character of the story in Poem Eight?
2. What is Poem Ten about?
3. Who does the narrator in Poem Fifteen suggest that black women should act like?
4. What does Beau threaten to do if the main character does not marry him in Poem Nineteen?
5. How do the women act towards each other at the end of the Poem Twelve?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
As the individual women tell where they are located at the start of the play, they bring universality to the script. How does the playwright use the characters to bring universality to the script and show that women like the ones in the play are everywhere? Please use specific examples from the book.
Essay Topic 2
How does the playwright use colloquial language in the play? Why is it necessary for her to use colloquial language in this type of work? Please use specific examples from the book.
Essay Topic 3
Based on the play, which colored girls have considered suicide? Why have they considered suicide? What do these women have in common? Please use examples from the book to support your answer.
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