The Palm-wine Drinkard and His Dead Palm-wine Tapster in the Dead's Town Test | Lesson Plans Final Test - Hard

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Final Test - Hard

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

Short Answer Questions

1. What is the bridge that the drinkard and his wife cross?

2. What were the red people before they became red people?

3. The "natural disaster" that has affected the drinkard's hometown was the result of ________.

4. What does the tapster say he did the night he died?

5. What happens when "Invisible-Pawn" is asked to bring firewood?

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

Family is a common theme in literature. Focus on one example of a family theme in this novel, explaining why it falls under this category, why it is significant within the novel, and finally, how your example is symbolic beyond the text (is there a message here?)

Essay Topic 2

The Palm-wine Drinkard can be considered part of the folklore tradition. Explain, using at least three examples, why this is the case.

Essay Topic 3

Although The Palm-wine Drinkard is written by a Nigerian author and set in Nigeria, readers from anywhere can understand and appreciate it in their own way. What is universal about this story and why? Give at least three examples.

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