The Emperor Jones Short Essay - Answer Key

This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 118 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials.
Buy The Emperor Jones Lesson Plans

Short Essay Questions Key

1. Describe the setting for the first scene of the play.

The first act opens in the throne room of a palace with a red throne in the middle of the room.

2. Where is the native woman going in the first scene?

The native woman is going into the hills to join the other natives, who have begun a rebellion against Emperor Jones.

3. What is Smithers' relationship to Emperor Jones?

Smithers is a hired hand working for Emperor Jones. He knows some secrets about Jones' past, and Jones knows some secrets in turn, and he uses his knowledge to keep Smithers in his place.

4. Describe Emperor Jones' appearance in the first scene.

Emperor Jones is a strong, tall black man, with a uniform of blue jacket and gold chevrons and braids, with pants of red with light blue stripes, and a holster with a pearl-handled revolver.

(read all 60 Short Essay Questions and Answers)

This section contains 2,526 words
(approx. 9 pages at 300 words per page)
Buy The Emperor Jones Lesson Plans
Copyrights
BookRags
The Emperor Jones from BookRags. (c)2014 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.