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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What connection do they make?
2. How does Cora tell Bert to wait for Norwood?
3. Who is on time to the scheduled six o'clock meeting?
4. What does Cora think Bert should do, regarding the Colonel?
5. How are both Norwood and Bert alike?
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 treats his "darkies" better than most plantation owners threat theirs.
Part 1) Why does he treat them better? How do they benefit from this?
Part 2) How is this also harmful to them?
Part 3) How is his behavior towards them contrasting and confusing? Why is it contrasting and confusing?
Essay Topic 3
Bert has seriously offended the white people in town.
Part 1) How has he seriously offended them? What is the reason for his behavior towards and around them?
Part 2) How could he have handled the situation differently to have a more positive outcome?
Part 3) What is the author's purpose for Bert's behavior?
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