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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Which of the following do the Christian rebels NOT do to the person who is sheltering Jubril?
2. Who has taken Jubril's reserved seat on the bus?
3. What does the narrator see Selam doing at her apartment one night?
4. Emeka points out Jubril as being a ______________.
5. Who tells this story?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Who are two of Akpan's characters in this book who appeal to you the most? What is it about these characters that you like? What are their weaknesses? How about redeeming qualities? Are Akpan's characters believable in your opinion? Explain.
Essay Topic 2
Describe the role of the family in Akpan's stories.. What does it mean for some of the characters? How does the family evolve in its support of each other? How are some of the families fractured? Give examples.
Essay Topic 3
Create a character study of Fofo Kpee in "Fattening for Gabon (Benin)". What are his physical characteristics? What are his motivations? What are his fears? What are his dreams? What else can you say about Fofo Kpee?
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