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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. How does Cora tell Bert to wait for Norwood?
2. Why do they form this?
3. How does Norwood feel he has treated his "darkies?"
4. What does Norwood tell Bert that he is not going to tolerate?
5. What does Cora think Bert should do, regarding the Colonel?
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
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?
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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