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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. How does Dr. Hoskins feel about the murders they witnessed?
2. How do the children feel about their encounter with Clay at the end of Part Seven?
3. Who has been through Fort Mose already looking for Polly?
4. How does Captain Menendez address Polly, Amari, and Tidbit?
5. What is a freedom Inez does NOT say she enjoys?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does the potential alligator on the other side of the St. Mary's River in Part Eleven symbolize?
2. Explain the anger that both Amari and Polly feel in relation to their food poisoning.
3. What clues do we have that Domingo Salvador is not actually drunk in Part Ten?
4. What does Inez mean when she says, "Troubles never be over chile...but it be good to share them with friends" (288)?
5. Do Amari and Polly become fast friends on their journey that begins in Part Seven? Why or why not?
6. What change occurs in Amari as a result of Dr. Hoskins's gift?
7. Examine Amari's thought that "I can't run anymore. Not from the past. Not from my future" (300).
8. Why might Hushpuppy's arrival in Part Six signal luck for the trip?
9. Detail Polly's description of freedom.
10. Why does Dr. Hoskins feel so guilty in Part Seven?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
In an essay, detail the process Teenie undergoes as she changes her opinion that "death is not for me to give" (113).
Essay Topic 2
Detail the changes Amari and Polly must undergo to become true friends.
Essay Topic 3
Compare and contrast slavery and indentured servanthood.
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