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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. How does Bert seem?
2. What does Norwood finally say Bert is allowed to do?
3. Who does Bert hate?
4. When making his point about his "colored folks," who is Norwood's one exception?
5. What is the Colonel holding?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Cora seems calm after Norwood's death.
Part 1) Why is she so calm? Are you surprised by her reaction to his violent death?
Part 2) How has her character and personality been changed by this death? Will this be a permanent change? Explain.
Part 3) Compare and contrast her reaction to the reactions of others. Why do these similarities and differences exist?
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
Two white men find Norwood dead.
Part 1) Who are these two men? Why do they assume Bert is the killer? If they had not assumed Bert was the killer, who might they have believed killed Norwood? Explain.
Part 2) Are you surprised by their response to Norwood's killing? Why or why not?
Part 3) If they had not suspected Bert as the killer, would the outcome have turned out any differently? Why or why not?
This section contains 280 words
(approx. 1 page at 300 words per page)