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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Berniece claim her mother could hear when the piano was played?
2. What role will Berniece play in Avery's new church?
3. Why does Lymon say that his date has been canceled?
4. When the dead pet was not resurrected, what animal did Boy Willie kill in retaliation?
5. How far does the pair move the piano before their attempts are thwarted?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Berniece finds herself in many romantic relationships throughout the course of the play. Briefly describe the three romantic relationships that she has and list the positive and negative aspects of each relationship in Berniece's life.
Essay Topic 2
Because of the history of slavery within the Charles family, there is another prevalent theme of revenge, since the men in the Charles family desire to steal back what was stolen from them by the Sutters.
Part 1. Briefly describe one scene of revenge within the play.
Part 2. Explain why the Charles family member acting on revenge thought that this would earn them back what was stolen.
Part 3. Explain the outcome of the revengeful act. In your opinion. Was it worth the risk of being caught?
Essay Topic 3
The Ghosts of Yellow Dog are important characters within the recurring theme of revenge.
Part 1. Explain the way that the Ghosts of Yellow Dog came to be.
Part 2. Discuss the way that the Ghosts of Yellow Dog exacted their revenge.
Part 3. Briefly discuss the various ways that the townsfolk viewed the acts that were considered to be the work of the Ghosts of Yellow Dog.
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