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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 accuse Malcolm of spending his life doing?
2. When does Lorraine say she became a member of the Movement?
3. What metaphor does Laura use to describe her condition?
4. What does Malcolm say he feels like when he walks the streets of Harlem?
5. What does Laura say ministers always are when they hear about real life?
Short Essay Questions
1. Describe the abrupt change of scene from the meeting with Betty outside her classroom.
2. Who are Betty's students in the class?
3. What does Malcolm discover when he gets to the scene of the fight?
4. What quickly becomes clear about Luther's son, Sidney?
5. After Malcolm follows Luther out of prison, where does he go?
6. How does Luther continue to influence Malcolm in prison?
7. How does Malcolm show his humility after becoming a Muslim minister?
8. What is the significance of Malcolm's attempts to straighten his hair, according to Luther?
9. What does Malcolm, now a Muslim minister, organize after the riot in Harlem?
10. Why are Luther, Sidney, and Malcolm waiting outside a classroom one day?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Write an essay of two or more typed, double-spaced pages on What Malcolm Might Have Said. From indications in the scenario, find two or three points that Malcolm might have intended to cover in his Audubon Ballroom speech. Discuss each point in detail, giving examples from the scenario.
Essay Topic 2
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 3
Write an essay of two or more typed, double-spaced pages on the importance of dialog in human relationships. Early on in his career with the Movement, Malcolm never entertained the idea of dialog with white people. He learned the importance of dialog when he visited Mecca. Discuss how open dialog should be the first step taken in bringing conflicting sides together.
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