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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Where did Ruth go with Walter Lee?
2. What offer does Agasai make to Beneatha?
3. What does Mama compare Big Walter to?
4. Where does Karl Lindner live?
5. Beneatha thanks Mama for:
Essay Topic 1
Lorraine Hansberry uses many images in this play. Walter Lee is particularly visual when he speaks about his dreams. Examine the imagery he uses and how it support his character.
Essay Topic 2
Lorraine Hansberry was a notable African-American. She was also a woman. People tend to consider both perspectives as somehow more specialized than white, male perspectives. Do you agree? Write an essay addressing the question of whether this play is primarily an "African-American" play or a "Woman's" play.
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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