The Invention of Wings Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

Sue Monk Kidd
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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. Who has discovered that Burke Williams has other fiancees and confronts him about it in Part 2, February 1811 – December 1812?

2. Where do the Grimkes go for Easter Service in Part 1, November 1803 – February 1805?

3. What does Sarah throw from her window to Burke Williams when he departs from his first visit in Part 2, February 1811 – December 1812?

4. For how long does Burke Williams stay when he first calls on Sarah in Part 2, February 1811 – December 1812?

5. What kind of quilt does Handful begin working with her mother on in Part 2, February 1811 – December 1812?

Short Essay Questions

1. How is the custom of slaves attending white churches described in Part 1, November 1803 – February 1805? Where did the slaves sit in church?

2. What takes place during Burke Williams' first visit to the Grimke estate in Part 2, February 1811 – December 1812?

3. How is the character of Mauma described in Part 1, November 1803 – February 1805? What is Mauma's name?

4. What story does Handful recall in the opening of Part 1, November 1803 – February 1805? Who told Handful this story?

5. Who has Mauma begun having an affair with in Part 2, February 1811 – December 1812? How is this character described?

6. What leads to Mauma being allowed to be hired out in Part 2, February 1811 – December 1812? How much does she earn in this manner?

7. What impressions does Denmark Vesey make on Handful and Mauma in Part 2, February 1811 – December 1812?

8. What items from the Grimke household go missing in Part 1, November 1803 – February 1805? Who steals these items?

9. What do Handful and Nina help Sarah to prepare for in the beginning of Part 2, February 1811 – December 1812? Why?

10. How does Sarah go about attempting to quell her feelings for Burke Williams in Part 2, February 1811 – December 1812? Is she successful?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Discuss the social and political motivations for arresting the congregation of the A.M.E. Church in Part Three, October 1818 – November 1820. Why are the congregation members charged with disorderly conduct? Do those charged receive a fair trial? Where is Handful taken for punishment?

Essay Topic 2

Discuss the impact of Mr. Grimke’s death in the narrative. How is Sarah affected by her father’s death? In what ways do Sarah and Mr. Grimke come to terms with their differences before he dies? What impact does Mr. Grimke’s death, will, and testament have on the slaves at the Grimke estate?

Essay Topic 3

Analyze and discuss Charlotte’s actions, objectives, and obstacles when she is arrested in Part 2, February 1811 – December 1812. Why does Charlotte refuse to move aside for the white woman? Who has encouraged this behavior? What obstacles does Charlotte face from her actions?

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