This section provides a short description of all the major objects in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.
Harlem Renaissance - During the 1920s, blacks tended to congregate in this district of Manhattan.
American South - Naxos, Georgia, where Helga Crane was teaching in the beginning of Quicksand.
Denmark - The European country where Helga Crane lives with her mother's sister.
Naxos School - A progressive institution to help educate blacks and raise the standards of African Americans
Negro Welfare League - A charitable organization which serves as a social outlet to raise money to help black Americans.
YWCA - Where Helga Crane lived while looking for a job...
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