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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What news does Frank flaunt to make Sophie angry?
2. What does Minnie compare the beginnings of her life with Frank to?
3. What stops Frank and Minnie from returning to their old life in London?
4. Who opens the door when Frank arrives?
5. Minnie refuses to do what for Frank?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Research Kansas as it was in the 1890s and write about what daily life is like for an African American there. How well do the characters in the play portray the average black person in Kansas of those times?
Essay Topic 2
Ethnic pride is a monumental topic in "Flying West." Explain why ethnic pride is so important in general and why in the black community in particular.
Essay Topic 3
Fannie, Sophie, Miss Leah, and Wil are hard-working folks who wants nothing more than an honest living that allows them to reap the benefits for which they work. Circumstances lead them to plot and execute murder. Write about how these good people end up committing such a crime and whether or not it is justifiable.
This section contains 311 words
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