The Invention of Wings Test | Final 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. What do Sarah and Catherine arrange for Becky's birthday in Part Four, September 1821 – July 1822?

2. At the black church in Charleston, Denmark Vesey preaches about Charleston being what land all over again in Part Three, October 1818 – November 1820?

3. To what class of Charleston's society does the Grimke family belong?

4. How old is Nina when she starts a female prayer group in Part Four, September 1821 – July 1822?

5. What jewelry item does Becky give to Sarah to wear during her visit in Part Four, September 1821 – July 1822?

Short Essay Questions

1. What news does Nina write in her letter to Sarah while Sarah is staying at Israel Morris's estate in Part Four, September 1821 – July 1822?

2. What does Nina tell Sarah about the slave rebellion when Sarah returns home in Part Four, September 1821 – July 1822?

3. Who does Handful see before her mission for the revolt in Part Four, September 1821 – July 1822? Is Handful successful in the mission?

4. Where does Sarah go after the death of her father in Part Three, October 1818 – November 1820? Why?

5. What are Sarah's impressions of Long Branch, New Jersey, in Part Three, October 1818 – November 1820? How does Mr. Grimke feel about this setting?

6. What information does Handful learn about Mauma from Denmark Vesey in Part Three, October 1818 – November 1820?

7. Who is the Quaker that Sarah meets on her return to Charleston in Part Three, October 1818 – November 1820? What are her impressions of this individual?

8. How does Sarah react when she learns of Handful's incarceration in Part Three, October 1818 – November 1820?

9. What leads to Nina and Sarah's confrontation with the police in Part Four, September 1821 – July 1822?

10. How long has Mauma been gone from the Grimke estate in the beginning of Part Three, October 1818 – November 1820? How does Handful regard her mother's absence?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Describe and discuss the setting of Charleston, South Carolina, in 1803. Where is Charleston located in the state of South Carolina? What was the economy like in this region at this time? What was the political atmosphere in Charlotte in 1803? Where in Charleston do the Grimkes live?

Essay Topic 2

Analyze the character of Handful in The Invention of Wings. How old is Handful when her character is first introduced? What is Handful’s daily life like at this time? Where does Handful fit into the hierarchy at the Grimke household? How does Handful’s character evolve through the course of the novel?

Essay Topic 3

Discuss Mr. Grimke’s impeachment in the novel. Did this impeachment actually occur historically? What is the basis upon which Mr. Grimke is impeached? Who defends Mr. Grimke in his trial? What is the outcome of the trial?

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