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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. What does Jones pick up as a weapon before he confronts the white boy?
2. Who does Herbie say Jones must make his complaint through?
3. What is Jones shocked to learn when he arrives at the security office?
4. What does Jones say Madge looks like to him?
5. How does Jones feel when he wakes up from his dream?
Short Essay Questions
1. What are Elsie's opinion of black Southerners?
2. How does Jones' anger build to wanting to kill Stoddart?
3. Describe the phone conversation between Alice and Jones in Chapter 16.
4. How does Jones think marriage to Alice will change him?
5. How does Jones finds himself at the San Pedro precinct in Chapter 21?
6. How does Jones say Madge makes him feel in this section?
7. What does Jones tell Alice about his fears in Chapter 19?
8. What does Jones dream about in Chapter 22?
9. Describe the confrontation between Jones and Stoddart in this section.
10. Why does Jones and his co-workers think the blacks should not join the army?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Why are Jones and Madge attracted to each other? Why does this attraction become so destructive?
Essay Topic 2
In what way could it said that Jones makes own problems? What is Himes' views on Jones as a person and how does he express these views?
Essay Topic 3
What would have happened to Jones if Madge hadn't dropped the charged? How much does Jones' attitude go against him in such a trial? In what way could it be said that Jones is not entirely innocent of the charges?
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