|Name: _________________________||Period: ___________________|
This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What fault does Emma find with the narrator?
(a) He has no money to contribute
(b) He probably won't fit in with the group
(c) He is too indecisive
(d) He isn't black enough.
2. How does the narrator get out of playing along in Sybil's rape fantasy?
(a) Explains that his interest is political
(b) Drinks with her until she passes out
(c) Explains that he cannot perform
(d) Tells her that he is being watched
3. What object does Mary own that the narrator finds offensive?
(a) a figurine of a white leader
(b) a mask used in black rituals
(c) a bank in the shape of a black figurine
(d) a distorted figurine of a black leader
4. What is it that people like Jack, Bledsoe and Norton have refused to do?
(a) Recognize the importance of each individual
(b) Recognize equality among all individuals
(c) Recognize the American identity of all of her people
(d) Recognize the uncontrollable power of a group
5. Through his experiences, what has the narrator learned to value?
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Brother Tarp give the narrator in Chapter 18?
2. What is ironic about the narrator's dance with Emma?
3. What does the narrator notice at the funeral that he would like to exploit?
4. The narrator's anger is primarily focuses against
5. What time of day does Brother Jack meet the narrator in the beginning of Chapter 17
Short Essay Questions
1. Explain the initial results of the narrator's strategy of "yessing" them to death.
2. Brother Jack refers to Clifton as Brutus? How does the metaphor fit the situation?
3. Why is the narrator's work on the "woman question" cut short?
4. Why do Dupre and his men choose a particular building to burn?
5. How does Emma's conversation create a sense of foreboding?
6. How do we know at this point that the lobotomy has not been completely successful in changing the narrator's personality?
7. What is the significance of the black thread that controls the dancing doll?
8. Why does Brother Jack defend the narrator at this point?
9. What strikes the narrator as the profound truth about the riot?
10. What does Brother Jack really want the narrator to avoid doing?
This section contains 1,078 words
(approx. 4 pages at 300 words per page)