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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Maniac give Grayson for Christmas?
2. What does Maniac do as a feat with the mysterious hole at the creek?
3. Where is Russell that Piper screams about?
4. What/Who does Maniac wait for in the cabin in Valley Forge?
5. What do Russell and Piper fear has happened to Maniac while in the East End?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Maniac Magee wonders why Black people are described as being black. How would Maniac rather they be described and what does this say about how Maniac views the stereotype?
Essay Topic 2
What is the theme of the book concerning race? How is the theme expressed? What do the characters learn about race by the end of the novel?
Essay Topic 3
Why is Maniac able to fit into both the black community and the white community? Since he can do this, what does he see that others who cannot fit in don't see?
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