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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Into what language are Langston's poems translated?
2. Who does Simple represent?
3. What does Hughes do when he returns to Moscow?
4. Where does Hughes live in Barcelona?
5. What does this group of individuals decide to create?
Essay Topic 1
One of this text's themes regards the division between black and white.
Part 1)How is this theme revealed in Langston's family?
Part 2) How does this theme surface throughout the book?
Part 3) How is there irony in this theme when Langston travels to Africa?
Essay Topic 2
Hughes has a strong work ethic.
Part 1) How is this revealed early in his life? How does he come about this work ethic?
Part 2) How does this affect his art?
Part 3) Would he have been as successful without this curiosity and interest in the world? Explain.
Essay Topic 3
Hughes' father is interested in paying for him to go to college.
Part 1) What does his father want him to study? What does Langston want to study?
Part 2) Why does his father want him to go to college? How is this motive revealed in the book?
Part 3) How does his father's reason for sending Langston to college reinforce Langston's opinion of him?
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