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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. Which New York hotel finally agreed to let Tina perform?
2. Why did musicians stop renting Ike's studios?
3. Where did Tina do her first lengthy tour out of the country?
4. Which of the following starred in the movie, TOMMY, with Tina?
5. What happens to Ike from his drug use?
Short Essay Questions
1. What was meant by the term "black rock"?
2. Who was Phil Spector and what was his position in the music world in the 1960s?
3. What was Ike's behavior when he realized that Tina was not coming back to him?
4. What changes did Davies advise Tina to make in her act?
5. How did Tina's career begin to transition after her divorce from Ike?
6. What were the circumstances around Tina's abortion?
7. How did Ike's beatings of Tina escalate?
8. How did Tina inform Ike that she wanted a divorce and how did she take care of herself in the meantime?
9. How did Ike and Tina begin a professional relationship with Phil Spector?
10. Who became Tina's new manager and where did her career as a single performer launch?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
The theme of struggling with personal identity is an important one in this book. Describe how it extends through setting, characters and issues and provide examples for each.
Essay Topic 2
Create a brief character study of Tina Turner. What does she look like? What are her positive personality traits? What are some of her negative characteristics? What are her hopes and fears? What is her primary motivation at this point in her life?
Essay Topic 3
Why were Ike and Tina very popular in Europe even when they were not as hot in America? What were European audiences appreciating in their style that Americans were not? Why was Tina so comfortable in Europe, enough so that she relocated there permanently? Explain.
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