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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. What does Luther say black Christians pray for?
2. What is the setting for the beginning of Part 2 of the scenario?
3. What is the symbolism of the new glasses and a pawnshop watch lying on a towel?
4. What does Malcolm say the Leader's letters did for him in prison?
5. What is the importance of meeting the Leader?
Short Essay Questions
1. Who sees the potential in Malcolm and gives him good advice?
2. Who gets beaten badly although he had nothing to do with the original fight?
3. What happens when the white policemen arrive at the fight?
4. How does Luther continue to influence Malcolm in prison?
5. What is the significance of Malcolm's attempts to straighten his hair, according to Luther?
6. Describe the abrupt change of scene from the meeting with Betty outside her classroom.
7. Who are Betty's students in the class?
8. What does Malcolm discover when he gets to the scene of the fight?
9. What life-changing information does Malcolm finally receive from Luther?
10. What does Malcolm, now a Muslim minister, organize after the riot in Harlem?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Write an essay of two or more typed, double-spaced pages on Visual Arts as a Way of Telling a Story. Using Alex Baldwin's scenario, show how the story is moved along and made clear by the use of various visual flashbacks rather than pages of dialog. Give specific examples describing what message of those visuals convey.
Essay Topic 2
Write an essay of two or more typed, double-spaced pages on Being Careful About Friendships. Start with how Malcolm thought Luther and the Leader were his friends only to learn of their jealousy and danger to him and his family. Go to Sidney who was his friend as long as he held to the militant line. Then cover how the masses who once cheered him on, turned against his new message of conciliation.
Essay Topic 3
Write an essay of two or more typed, double-spaced pages on Prejudice. Using the Movement as an example and the early militancy of Malcolm, discuss how prejudice causes people to make wrong decisions, not to listen to opposing ideas, and generalizations that are transferred wrongly onto individuals.
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