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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. Why does Isnard believe Pierre has sided with the Africans?
2. What do the women do when Bakayoko returns?
3. In "Chapter 17", what does Bakayoko tell Alioune to tell the people?
4. Why does Alioune think Beugosse left the union?
5. Where do Bakayoko and N'Deye Touti meet in "Chapter 18"?
Short Essay Questions
1. How is the father of Maimouna's children revealed?
2. What does Bakayoko talk about during the speeches in "Chapter 17"?
3. How does Bakayoko feel when he first arrives in Dakar?
4. Why does Bakayoko decide to return home in "Chapter 18"?
5. Why do the women march to the Vatican?
6. What does Pierrot say he wants to do in "Chapter 14"?
7. What do the apprentices use their sling shots for?
8. What happens at the end of Bakayoko's meeting with Dejean in "Chapter 15"?
9. How does the general strike in "Chapter 17" affect the union?
10. What happens when the women reach the Vatican?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Analyze the impact of colonization in this novel. What is the author's message about colonization?
Essay Topic 2
How does the author define culture in this novel? How does culture sway in "God's Bits of Wood"?
Essay Topic 3
Analyze Bakayoko as a character. What is his role in this novel? How does Bakayoko affect other characters, the plot and major themes?
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