Final Test - Hard
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This quiz consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What argument does Deacon Simms use to defend Jim Weston?
2. Deacon Simms accuses Dave Carter of what?
3. How does Jim Weston respond to the Baptists' actions when he enters the church?
4. Where does Daisy suggest she and Jim Weston live after they get married?
5. Why does Joe Clarke get frustrated with Lum Boger?
Many different characters express their opinions regarding the responsibility that Daisy bears in the fight between Jim and Dave, and their opinions are wide-ranging. Characterize Daisy. Is she an innocent bystander or a manipulative tease? Provide evidence from the text to support your position.
Analyze the importance of satire in the play. Where do the authors include satire, and what aspects of society are they criticizing? How effective are their attempts at satire? Provide examples from the text to support your point.
Hughes and Hurston wrote "Mule Bone" as a homage to the use of humor in overcoming adversity. Oppressed cultures often rely on humor as a means of survival, and among Southern post-slavery African-Americans, humor and sarcasm were a means of attacking others and of expressing affection. Describe how this concept emerges in "Mule Bone." In what ways does humor strengthen bonds, and in what ways is it used to attack others? Provide specific examples from the text to support your answer.
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