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The Dark-Thirty: Southern Tales of the Supernatural Test | Final Test - Hard

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Final Test - Hard

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This quiz consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. What happens suddenly while Laura's husband is working on repairing an appliance in "The Gingi"?



2. When Josie returns to the conjure woman, the conjure woman suggests different ways to do what in "The Conjure Brother"?



3. How many years pass before Ray becomes a bus driver on Grady's former route in "The Woman in the Snow"?



4. What threatens to attack Laura's daughter while she plays outside in "The Gingi"?



5. Why does the woman need a ride in "The Woman in the Snow"?



Essay Topics

Discuss the history and origins of voodoo. How did voodoo rituals enter into the American mythology? How are these rituals employed in "We Organized"?

Describe and discuss the biography and works of Patricia McKissack. What central themes and stylistic elements are noteworthy in the author's books?

Describe and analyze the character of Lester Simmons in "The 11:59." What is the objective of the protagonist in the story? What actions does he take once he's heard the 11:59 train?

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