The Emperor Jones Test | Lesson Plans Final Test - Hard

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Final Test - Hard

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

Short Answer Questions

1. Where does Emperor Jones go at the end of the fifth forest scene?

2. What kind of drama is Emperor Jones?

3. Where does Emperor Jones go at the end of the fourth forest scene?

4. How does Emperor Jones free himself from the vision he sees in the fifth forest scene?

5. How is Emperor Jones killed?

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

What is the moral of Emperor Jones? Does the play teach a moral? If you think it does, describe how that lesson is presented. If you think that it does not, what does it teach us, if not a moral?

Essay Topic 2

Are the natives any better off now that they have killed Emperor Jones? Is there any evidence that they might not be?

Essay Topic 3

How was Emperor Jones received in America when it premiered in 1929? What does it tell us about America in 1929 that it got the responses it did? What does it tell us about how blacks were treated in America at the time?

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