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The Autobiography of Malcolm X Test | Final Test - Hard

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Final Test - Hard

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This quiz consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Haley say he tried to be when he wrote Malcolm's autobiography?



2. Who edits Malcolm's autobiography?



3. With what other Afro-American organization does Malcolm claim to have differences?



4. What continent does Malcolm visit after his pilgrimage?



5. What happens to Reginald after he is rejected from the Nation?



Essay Topics

Discuss with the students first person point of view. Why do the students think first person point of view is not necessarily reliable? What moments in the book do the students think are not so reliable and why? With the students, discuss the advantages and disadvantages of using the first person.

Why did the slaves have their names changed upon arriving in America? What effect did it have on their families' identities?

Look at black masculinity. Does the oppression of Malcolm's black male identity contribute to his criminal activities? In what ways can the expression of masculine identity be a positive thing and in what ways can it be negative? What do you think it means to be black and male today?

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