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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Joseph Asaigai says that Beneatha is grateful to her brother because:
2. What does Beneatha call Walter Lee?
3. According to Joseph Asagai, what is exceptional in his village?
4. Beneatha thinks Mama looks like:
5. Travis wants to be:
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Describe how Mama exercises her power over family members, especially the male characters Walter and Travis. How does she include or exclude them?
Essay Topic 2
The author introduces many references in this play, from Hughes to Henry David Thoreau to Greek mythology and African songs. What do these references add to the play? How do they expand the universality of the themes?
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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