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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. How long is Muhammad held on a ship before it sails?
2. What does Julia promise to do for Lizzy?
3. Where are the slavers from?
4. Where does Elijah's father work?
5. Whom is Richard married to?
Short Essay Questions
1. What kind of music does Abby love, and how does Saran feel about it?
2. Why is Shep so uncomfortable on his way to the family reunion?
3. What privileges are given to Muhammad while on the ship?
4. What does Katie do at the rent party?
5. What is Frank Petty widely known for?
6. What does Saran say is different about Joshua?
7. What does Muhammad promise himself while on the boat, and what prompts him to make this promise?
8. What is a rent party?
9. Why does Luvenia not want to move to Glory Field with her family?
10. What does Julia tell Lizzy the difference between white people and black people is?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
What are some of the key examples of gratitude in this book, and how do these instances affect that characters involved in those scenes?
Essay Topic 2
Elijah and Moses are two characters who are very similar in their natures, but are markedly different in other ways. Use some examples from the text to compare and contrast these two dynamic characters.
Essay Topic 3
Muhammad is a minor character whose presence makes a big difference in the plot. How does he accomplish this? What are some ways that his presence, however brief, alters the outcome of the plot? What would have happened differently if he had not been in the book at all?
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