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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who was liberty misquoted by in "Liberty Needs Glasses"?
2. What group did Huey Newton found?
3. The poet concludes "Or My Soul" saying that he is giving what?
4. What does the poet write the shores of Howard Beach are full of in "How Can We Be Free"?
5. To whom is the poem "A River That Flows Forever" dedicated?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Describe Tupac Shakur's marriage and divorce. How does Shakur describe his wife in "1 for April," "Wife 4 Life," "Tears from a Star," and "March 1st--The Day After April"?
Essay Topic 2
Describe Jada Pinkett Smith and the Baltimore School for the Arts. When did Jada meet Tupac Shakur? How long did their friendship last?
Essay Topic 3
Discuss the theme of family in the anthology and in "Or My Soul" and "When Ure Hero Falls." What reverence does Shakur relate for his mother? Why?
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