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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What was Zitkala-Sa's husband's name?
2. Which of the following is NOT something the white men did to the Osage Indians?
3. What gave Zitkala-Sa the cultural joy she most craved?
4. What did Mormon families come to the white settlement to see?
5. What was the state of Zitkala-Sa and Raymond's financial situation?
Short Essay Questions
1. Who did Zitkala-Sa marry and why did she choose him over Carlos Montezuma?
2. Why was Zitkala-Sa so conflicted about where to live--Washington D.C. or the reservation?
3. What was Zitkala-Sa's opinion of peyote?
4. How did Raymond fight for the Ute Indians?
5. What was the dire situation Gertrude found when she returned to the Yankton Reservation after being gone for six years?
6. What was the project Zitkala-Sa collaborated with William Hanson on in Vernal?
7. What did Zitkala-Sa's opera signify to the world regarding the integration of Indian and white cultures?
8. Why did Zitkala-Sa and Raymond travel for five months of 1917?
9. What was Zitkala-Sa's state of mind at the time of her death in 1938?
10. What troubles were created for Zitkala-Sa and Raymond's marriage by F. Baker, the Indian Bureau agent?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
The theme of struggling with personal identity is an important one in this book. Describe how it extends through setting, characters and issues and provide examples for each.
Essay Topic 2
The theme of man's inhumanity to man is an important one in the book. Describe how it extends through setting, subjects, technique, etc. and provide examples for each.
Essay Topic 3
Prejudice and discrimination against Indians was a fact of life during Zitkala-Sa's life. What limitations did Zitkala-Sa struggle against? How did ethnic discrimination hold her back? Explain.
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