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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who tells Makak he will need money to buy a boat and supplies?
2. Which character thinks of Africa as a place to find joy?
3. Who stabs the Corporal?
4. Why does Makak name himself that name?
5. What does Makak go to find in the forest?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Why do you think Walcott includes the confrontation between the Corporal and Tigre? What purpose does the scene serve? Do you think the reader would have had just as thorough an understanding of the characters without this description of events?
Essay Topic 2
Describe the development of the relationship between Makak and Moustique? What do you think cements their friendship together? What benefits do both characters derive from the relationship?
Essay Topic 3
Which characters' identities are in flux throughout the play? Why would Walcott create such confusion among characters? What does this add to the story?
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