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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. How does Norwood feel he has treated his "darkies?"
2. What point does Norwood try to make, regarding his "colored folks?"
3. Of what does Cora inform this person?
4. What connection do they make?
5. What does Cora think Bert should do, regarding the Colonel?
Essay Topic 1
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 2
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?
Essay Topic 3
This play is more than just a study of the racial tensions facing the south after the end of slavery.
Part 1) How is it more than this? Why is it more than this?
Part 2) How can others relate to this story? What is the author's purpose in writing this play?
Part 3) How is the south in the 1930s used as a backdrop for a deeper purpose? How is this play timeless?
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