Coming of Age in Mississippi Test | Lesson Plans Final Test - Hard

Anne Moody
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Final Test - Hard

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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. Which of Anne's siblings is staying with Uncle George?

2. What does Adline buy Anne in this chapter?

3. Where does the NAACP hold a convention on this chapter?

4. What does the farmer do after he rapes the black girl?

5. Who turns Anne away?

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

Discuss differences between the novel and autobiography formats. What are the main elements of a novel? What are the main elements of an autobiography? What can novelists express that an autobiographer cannot? How can autobiographies keep to the facts while still maintaining a level of entertainment?

Essay Topic 2

Look at the structure of the book.

1) Discuss elements of the narrative structure: Exposition, conflict, complication, climax, resolution and conclusion. Do all the elements make for a logical and linear story? How does the story's structure express the book's ideas?

2) Examine the way Moody uses other people in the story to express her ideas.

Essay Topic 3

Examine Moody's upbringing and write 500 words about how her upbringing molded her into the strong and pro active person that she became.

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