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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 tell Bert that he is not going to tolerate?
2. How are both Norwood and Bert alike?
3. Finally, who enters the room?
4. Where does Cora say she will see Bert when he leaves?
5. How does Norwood feel he has treated his "darkies?"
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
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?
Essay Topic 2
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 3
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?
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