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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What city did Esther send Gabriel a letter from?
2. What had the black youth just robbed?
3. Where was Richard waiting when he was arrested?
4. How did Royal die?
5. Why did Gabriel steal money?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Examine John's relationship with the following people:
Essay Topic 2
Examine the affects of slavery. How did slavery affect the characters in the book? In what way was someone like John affected differently by slavery than someone like Gabriel? How does the memory of slavery affect African Americans today?
Essay Topic 3
Examine the representation of white people in the book. Why does Baldwin not represent white people in his novel? What affect does this have on the readers perception of white people during this time?
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