Short Answer Key
1. In what century was Tituba on trial for witchcraft?
2. What is the primary thematic concern of this text?
3. What cycle does the text refer to?
Birth to death to rebirth.
4. What is the name of the African-American activist in the Forward?
5. The activist in the Forward describes the book as which of the following?
6. How does the author describe Tituba's spiritualism?
7. What relationship does Maryse Conde claim to have with Tituba?
Tituba talks to her.
8. What does Maryse Conde claim to sense strongly, which helped her to write this book?
9. What does the activist in the Forward say the text is a metaphor for?
The voices of many unheard black women.
10. From what point of view is the novel told?
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