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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What was John when Gabriel married Elizabeth?
2. How does Elizabeth describe Richard?
3. What is Roy's first name in full?
4. Why does Elizabeth say she started sleeping with Richard in New York?
5. Who is Gabriel worried is under the power of the lord?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Go Tell It on the Mountains is said to be a semi-biographical account of Baldwin's life. What similarities does the novel have with Baldwin's life? What character is most like Baldwin and why? What details has Baldwin changed about his life and why did he change these details?
Essay Topic 2
How did the American public and critics react to the Go Tell It on the Mountain when it was first released? How would people react to the novel if it was released today?
Essay Topic 3
How was thirties Harlem different to the Harlem today? Why did Harlem become such a hotbed for political activism and musicians? Was it the same in any other black ghetto areas in the states or is Harlem unique?
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