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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 Mistaken Generalizations. Point out in your essay how the idea of the white devil translated into hate for the entire race of white people. Discuss how the same is true in reverse. Make a case for judging people by their actions rather than their ethnicity.
Essay Topic 2
Write an essay of two or more typed, double-spaced pages on Reevaluating First Impressions. Using Malcolm X as your example, discuss (1) the first impression most white people had about Malcolm X, (2) the changes that took place in his thinking, and (3) the reason most people did not recognize the changes. Apply that example to a discussion of why first impressions are not always reliable but are difficult to change.
Essay Topic 3
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.
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