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Adrienne Kennedy
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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Who does the Duchess represent?
(a) An element of the Landlady.
(b) An element of the author.
(c) An element of black history.
(d) An element of Sarah.

2. What does the Landlady believe Sarah thinks she is?
(a) A queen.
(b) A dancer.
(c) An actress.
(d) A princess.

3. What does the Duchess bring to the Queen?
(a) A bag of hair.
(b) A bag of clothes.
(c) A plate of food.
(d) A blanket.

4. What does the African American man claim he was born between?
(a) Two generations.
(b) A rock and a hard place.
(c) Two worlds.
(d) A mother and father.

5. What does the Duchess think her father wants to do to her?
(a) Murder her.
(b) Send her away.
(c) Take her to dinner.
(d) Touch her like he did her mother.

Short Answer Questions

1. What did the Duchess' father do to her mother?

2. What do the Duchess of Hapsburg and Queen Victoria wear on their faces?

3. At the end of Part 2, what does the African-American man claim he did?

4. What does the object around "Negro's" neck symbolize?

5. What did the person the African-American man dreamed about keep saying?

Short Essay Questions

1. Where did the African-American man's father's mother want him to travel and why?

2. How did the African-American man take care of his mother? What was his father's reaction?

3. What happened when Sarah's father went to visit her?

4. Why does Patrice Lumumba's hair fall out?

5. What does the African-American man's father feel about himself?

6. Who appears onstage after the lights go out in Part 5 and what does she announce?

7. Which character returns to the stage and whose story does she tell?

8. Who is Raymond?

9. What does the white woman who crosses the stage in the white nightgown say the first time? What does she say the second time she crosses the stage?

10. Why does Jesus scream at the start of Part 4?

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