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. What does Luther tell Malcolm about the first people ever created?
2. What does Sydney say about black women in a Muslim household?
3. Why is Malcolm led away by the prison guards?
4. Who wants to meet Malcolm now that he is out of prison?
5. What is Malcolm's response when the police tell them to return in the morning?
Essay Topic 1
Write an essay of two or more typed, double-spaced pages on What People Pray For. Refer to Luther's comment that black people pray to have in heaven what white people have on Earth. Discuss the materialism in such prayers. Examine how the statement is a generalization that does not consider what white people pray for. Finally, discuss how prayer for supremacy and oppression amounts only to mere words.
Essay Topic 2
Write an essay of two or more typed, double-spaced pages on Standing Up for What One Believes. Use Malcolm as an example of standing up for what he believed and give examples such as (1) believing that all white men are devils, (2) believing that there is a black nation that will rule the country, (3) believing that he had made a mistake in his earlier beliefs. Show how he was willing to take a stand on each of those issues regardless of danger to himself. Conclude with translating Malcolm's example into a generality about standing up for one's beliefs.
Essay Topic 3
Write an essay of two or more typed, double-spaced pages No Honor Among Thieves. Use the association between Malcolm and West Indian Archie as an example of how criminals do not trust other criminals. Broaden the discussion into the problem of trusting other people when one is not trustworthy himself. Explain why a liar always thinks other people are lying, too.
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