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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Williams do from jail?
2. Who is the judge at Jim's trial?
3. What are Williams, his mother and sister doing as they wait for the jury's verdict?
4. Where does Minerva live?
5. What allows Savannahians to flourish?
Essay Topic 1
From whose perspective is this story told? Why did the author choose this point of view? What does this perspective allow the author to do that he could not have done with any other? Explain.
Essay Topic 2
What element of society is represented by Danny Hansford? What is the author's message about the implications of trying to blend social classes? What is Savannah's perception of Danny both before and after his death?
Essay Topic 3
Martin Luther King, Jr. once referred to Savannah as the "most desegregated city in the South." What did he mean by this phrase? What is the state of black and white relations in the book? Explain whether King's statement is still true based on the book's events.
This section contains 904 words
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