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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Despite coming to like Christopher, what does Clara fear about him?
2. What is Obi's initial response when his father forbids him to marry Clara?
3. When Obi arrives home, what descriptions does the author give of his parents' rooms?
4. What does the author reveal about a special aspect of Nigerian culture, when the two couples go out on a date?
5. What is Christopher's view about bribery?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Discuss the roles of Joseph and Christopher in the novel, with specific reference to the role of Christopher as a foil to Obi.
Essay Topic 2
How is the theme of corruption introduced and developed in the novel?
Essay Topic 3
Write a character sketch of Clara and outline the role of her relationship with Obi in his downfall.
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