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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Where did Gabriel first become a well known preacher?
2. Who hopes that one day God will grind white people into humility?
3. What did Elizabeth work as on Wall Street?
4. What was the name of Gabriel's first son?
5. Where was Richard waiting when he was arrested?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Look at the structure of the book.
1) Discuss elements of the narrative structure; Exposition, conflict, complication, climax, resolution and conclusion. Do all the elements make for a logical and linear story? How does the story's structure express the book's ideas?
2) Away from the main characters examine the way Baldwin uses the other people in the story to express his point of view.
Essay Topic 2
Examine the Baptist Church.
1) How does the Baptist Church version of Christianity differ form other denominations versions of Christianity.
2) Why is baptism so closely linked to African Americans.
Essay Topic 3
Compare the characters of Gabriel and Elizabeth.
1) In what ways are their ideas different?
2) What is their relationship to each other?
3) Why do you think they cannot sort out their differences?
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