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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Where does Cora say she will see Bert when he leaves?
2. What must Bert do when he speaks?
3. How does Cora tell Bert to wait for Norwood?
4. Through which door does Cora tell Bert to go?
5. What is the Colonel holding?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Bert is filled with hatred.
Part 1) Who does he hate? Why?
Part 2) What has caused this hatred? Is he able to rid himself of this hatred? Why or why not?
Part 3) How does Bert's hatred reflect that of many African Americans at this time in American history?
Essay Topic 2
Norwood does not tolerate disrespect from his "darkies."
Part 1) How have his "darkies" been disrespectful to him? How does this affect Norwood?
Part 2) Would you agree that disrespect has been shown? Explain.
Part 3) How would you react if you were one of Norwood's "darkies?" Why?
Essay Topic 3
Norwood and Bert have much in common.
Part 1) Prove this statement.
Part 2) How do these similarities reflect the theme of this play and the plays deeper meaning?
Part 3) What role do these similarities play in the advancement of the plot of the play? Could these two characters have been able to act any differently towards one another? Why or why not?
This section contains 250 words
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