Final Test - Hard
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This quiz consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Luke Will notice about Tee Jack at the end of chapter 13?
2. Why does Candy slap Lou in the car?
3. During the shoot-out, what does Lou tell Mapes when he crawls over to him?
4. What phrase does Charlie keep saying over and over again?
5. What does Leroy do for most of the time that the shoot-out is going on?
What is the reason for the character of Miss Bea? She is only in one chapter, but she introduces a very important plot point into the story. What is it? Why is it important for one of the owners of the plantation to talk about this point?
How is Charlie a symbol of the bravery that all the old black men feel that day? Why does the old black men find the courage on this day to stand up and "do something different" on this day? Why do they never do it before? Why does Charlie find the courage on this day when he never has before? Think of all the stories told by all the old black men of their friends and relatives. What makes today different from the past?
Using the characters of Fix, Candy and Gil, put into perspective the concept of the past, present and future. Allow Fix to represent the past. Discuss his treatment of black people, as described in the story. Candy is the present. She is white, but is practically raised by Mathu, a black man, and Miss Merle, a white woman. How does this shape her story? What is her unique perspective of her world? Gil represents the future. His life looks very different from his father's. Why? What changes and shapes Gil's ideas about race? How do all of these characters change after the events in this story? What does the future look like to each character? How much do they each change?
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