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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 is the name of the escaped slave that Linda runs into on the streets of New York, that is also from her hometown?
2. Where does Linda leave Ellen when she travels to England?
3. After Linda's meeting with Ellen, whom does she begin looking for?
4. Who complains about delivering meals to Linda?
5. What city is the first stop on Linda's trip to England?
Short Essay Questions
1. Providing detail from the text, describe Ellen's thoughts about her father.
2. Why is Linda asked to accompany Mary Bruce on her trip to England?
3. Using details from the text, describe how Linda's attitude evolves towards buying herself.
4. Using the text to support your answer, describe some of the ways Linda is discriminated against in Chapter 35 when she goes on vacation with the Bruces.
5. Why does Linda take the job with Mr. and the new Mrs. Bruce?
6. What are some of the hardships Aunt Nancy has to endure while being a slave in the Flint household?
7. What are some of the reasons why Linda does not want to part from Ellen when Ellen has the opportunity to go to boarding school?
8. Once arriving in Philadelphia, Linda has to face the reality that being free in the North still has its downside. What incidents cause Linda to accept this truth?
9. What conditions force Linda to remain separated from her children?
10. Why is Linda skeptical of Mrs. Bruce buying her from Emily Dodge?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Using examples from the text and discussion, list 10-20 ways that the slaveholders controlled their slaves.
Essay Topic 2
Throughout the story, Linda wanted to buy her freedom from the Flint family, but at the end Linda was upset when Mrs. Bruce bought Linda her freedom. What events in Linda's life cause her to change her opinion? Can human beings really belong to someone else?
Essay Topic 3
Throughout the text, Linda paints a portrait of how Caucasian women were treated and how African-American women were treated by society, families, and slaveholders. Using examples from the text, show how each ethic group was repressed and compare/contrast how they were treated.
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