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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Maya Angelou's mother trained to be a _________.
2. What does Maggie Hoyal tell her father is wrong with her to put him off for a while?
(a) Bad cold.
(b) Stomach virus.
(c) Her period.
3. Where does Maggie Hoyal grow up?
(a) In Florida.
(b) In California.
(c) In St. Lucia.
(d) In Barbados.
4. Where does most of Yarrow Morgan's poem take place?
(a) A crib.
(b) A couch.
(c) A car.
(d) A bed.
5. Maya Angelou said that her rape was a matter of the needle giving because the _________ can't.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is Mr. Freeman's fate at the end of "I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings"?
2. What does Jean Monroe want to assure her father of the first time he touches her?
3. Jean Monroe is born in the ___________.
4. Who does Mr. Freeman threaten to kill if Maya Angelou tells about what he did?
5. Who is crying in "Remember Dream"?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Lynn Swenson describe in her poem called "From My Half-Sleep"?
2. What happens in "These Are the Things I remember" when Maggie tells her mother about what her father did to her?
3. What happens to Experience Gibbs in second grade?
4. What happens after Mr. Freeman rapes Maya Angelou?
5. What was Maggie Hoyal's childhood like and what caused her to write about her abuse?
6. What is Marty O. Dyke's poem "Yeah I'm Blaming You" about?
7. What happens in the poem by Yarrow Morgan?
8. How did Desi's grandmother abuse her?
9. Why didn't Experience Gibbs want to contribute to this anthology?
10. Why did Blanche Woodbury's brother blame her for their mother's illness?
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