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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Norwood finally say Bert is allowed to do?
2. Where does Cora say she will see Bert when he leaves?
3. Of what does Cora inform this person?
4. With whom did Bert have dinner?
5. What is Bert holding?
Essay Topic 1
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?
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
Bert used to be Norwood's favorite.
Part 1) Why might Bert have been Norwood's favorite?
Part 2) What changed this? How is Norwood to blame for this change?
Part 3) How does Norwood's attitude towards Bert reflect how he feels about the rest of his children with Cora and possibly his other "darkies" as well?
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