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Elijah of Buxton Test | Final Test - Hard

Christopher Paul Curtis
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Final Test - Hard

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This quiz consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who tells Mr. Leroy that Elijah is not as smart as Emma Collins?



2. Why does Elijah think that they should not have church on Sundays?



3. Why does Elijah want to attend the meeting in chapter 18?



4. Who does Mr. Freeman suggest go with the preacher to make a deal with John Jarvey?



5. What causes Elijah to have to return to Mr. Segee's in chapter 13 to trade Flapjack for a horse?



Essay Topics

Discuss one of the following themes in an essay, using quotes to support your conclusions:

1) Slavery

2) Freedom

3) Family

4) Compassion

Compare and contrast the preacher to the white slave holder who informs Mrs. Holton of her husband's death. In this comparison list the cruelties each has committed and how they compare to one another, how they impact the people of Buxton and others, and the ways in which they are different. Discuss as well reasons why the author might have felt the need to offers these two representations of such cruelties.

Discuss one of the following relationships in an essay, using quotes to support your conclusions:

1) Elijah and Mr. Leroy

2) Mr. Leroy and Mrs. Holton

3) Mrs. Holton and Elijah's mother.

(see the answer keys)

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