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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does the slave trainer that Douglass is lent to for a year get a female slave for?
2. What plan does Douglass decide not to give up on by the end of Chapter Eight?
3. Who became an abusive alcoholic?
4. What does Douglass use of Master Thomas's to help him write?
5. What is Douglass's job on Mr. Covey's farm?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why does Douglass say he sees more clearly the results of slavery?
2. Why is Douglass called back to his birth place?
3. Why does Douglass begin to see his learning to read as a curse?
4. Explain the hopefulness of Douglass in Chapter Five.
5. Describe a separation that Douglass goes through in Chapter Eight.
6. What is Douglass's life like while with Mr. Freeland?
7. Who is Mr. Covey?
8. What does Douglass experiences for the first time in Chapter Nine?
9. What is Douglass's life as a young slave like?
10. Define abolitionist and the effect on Douglass of learning the word.
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Douglass discusses multiple people who have an effect in his life. Write about two or more of these people, explaining why they are important to Douglass and how they affected his life.
Essay Topic 2
Douglass describes situations, such as not wanting to put details about his escape route into his story for fear of other slaves not getting a chance to escape, that give the reader an idea about the type of person he is. Write about whom Douglass is and the type of character he has. Cite examples from the book to support your answer.
Essay Topic 3
Write about the women in Douglass's life, both well known and not so well known. Choose three or more women that Douglass knows and discuss how these women teach Douglass anything either through demonstration or first-hand experience. Also, explain any effects, if any, they have on him.
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