If He Hollers Let Him Go: A Novel Test | Lesson Plans Mid-Book Test - Hard

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Mid-Book Test - Hard

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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. How does Jones take out his frustrations at the end of Chapter 8?

2. Where does Jones drop off the white hitchhikers?

3. What is the supervisor's nationality?

4. What people does the narrator say were sent away?

5. How was Chester's brother blinded?

Short Essay Questions

1. How did Himes start writing?

2. Describe the conversation between Alice and Jones.

3. How does Alice startle both the police and Jones when the police stop them for speeding?

4. Why does Als think Himes' work is important?

5. What is the mood between Alice and Jones as they eat dinner at the restaurant?

6. What does Jones talk about with Herbie?

7. How does Jones say the white women treat him?

8. What does Jones observe in the Rest Room restaurant?

9. How does Jones prepare to kill the white boy?

10. Why does Jones decide to kill Stoddart in Chapter 21?

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

Pick a character from the book and discuss his or her goals and motives. Do they achieve their motive? Do they share similar goals and motives with other characters? Do their goals clash with other characters? How do the characters goals and motives affect their interaction with each other?

Essay Topic 2

What does Jones mean by becoming a real man? What obstacles are in Jones' way to achieve this dream and how can he overcome them?

Essay Topic 3

Identify the main themes of the story. In what way are these themes relevant to the period? How does the author use character and setting to express these themes?

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