Mid-Book Test - Hard
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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 must the native do to reclaim his humanity?
2. What can carry the movement in the first few days, but not later on?
3. Natives know that only what can free them?
4. The birth of a new order can only come from what according to Fanon?
5. A 1947 rebellion by rural peasants occurred where?
Short Essay Questions
1. What did the former taxi driver experience that caused his symptoms? What were his symptoms?
2. Why do the colonial powers seek to create a divide between the rural and urban areas?
3. What are the three phases of the culture's development by poets and writers?
4. What situations or obstacles may threaten the movement? Why?
5. What does Fanon say about the comparison between blacks in the United States with those in Africa? How are they similar and different?
6. What will the leader of the post-colonial revolution be like? What will the leader's aims be?
7. What happens to the national political party and the militants who started the revolution?
8. How can the people of Africa avoid the disintegration of national unity and the threat from the bourgeoisie?
9. According to Fanon, why is there a danger that national unity will disintegrate?
10. What things threaten the delicate veneer of national consciousness?
Essay Topic 1
Describe the phases that the native population goes through from a colonial society to a post-colonial society. How do people feel about rebellion at these different stages? Give specific examples from the book to describe the movement to a post-colonial society.
Essay Topic 2
According to Fanon, what is a colonial society like? Use examples from the book to help describe Fanon's view of colonial societies. What effects do colonial societies have on the citizens? Why are these consequences seen?
Essay Topic 3
What challenges does the national revolutionary political party and rebel leaders face once they overthrow colonialism? What obstacles does the middle class present in these changes? Why?
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