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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Beneatha tells Mama that George is:
2. What does Walter Lee sing about?
3. What does Travis announce when he comes in?
4. What is the last thing Mama takes from the apartment?
5. Who are Mr. And Mrs. Arnold?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
At the end of the play, Mama tells Ruth that Walter Lee came into "his manhood." What is Mama saying about male gender roles? How does her attitude contrast with Walter Lee's thoughts about manhood?
Essay Topic 2
What is the central purpose of this play? What response do you think Lorraine Hansberry wanted from the audience? How does each character support her purpose? Write an essay exploring these questions.
Essay Topic 3
Identify and describe the following dramatic structures in the play: Exposition, Rising Action, Turning Points, Climax, and Falling Action. Use dialogue and text examples to support your descriptions.
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