Playing in the Dark: Whiteness and the Literary Imagination Quiz | Four Week Quiz B

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 3: Disturbing Nurses and the Kindness of Sharks.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Who was criticized by a scholar who deemed the term "darky" acceptable?
(a) Toni Morrison.
(b) John Steinbeck.
(c) Sylvia Plath.
(d) Edgar Allen Poe.

2. What is "the Thing"?
(a) Classic literature.
(b) Morrison's distaste for Africanist literature.
(c) Louis Armstrong concert.
(d) Cardinal's illness.

3. What hidden signals does Morrison look for?
(a) Genderization.
(b) Racial superiority.
(c) An author's true feelings about people.
(d) Africanization.

4. Possessed, where does Cardinal run?
(a) Into the park.
(b) Into a concert hall.
(c) Into a theater.
(d) Into the street.

5. What does Morrison propose to investigate?
(a) Racial superiority.
(b) Racial exclusivity.
(c) Racial hierarchy.
(d) Racial bias.

Short Answer Questions

1. How does Morrison feel about the scholar who deemed the term "darky" acceptable?

2. What book discusses certain kinds of readings that seem inextricable from certain experiences of writing and knowledge?

3. Which of the following words does Morrison use to describe writers?

4. What does Morrison consider the consequences of?

5. In Hemingway's novel, how does the female character see the male's brutality and power?

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