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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. The colonial middle class lacks what?
2. Modern Arabs cannot revive what?
3. What becomes an authoritarian bureaucracy to pass directives from top to bottom?
4. The political education of the masses must raise awareness of what?
5. The conflicts in the country may cause the manifestations of what?
Short Essay Questions
1. What do the colonialists believe about natives? How do they view the natives?
2. What does Fanon argue that the post-colonial society should do to make the nation different and better than under colonialism?
3. When can the beginnings of an authentic African culture begin?
4. Why does the colonial power implement programs and reforms? What should the rebels realize about these?
5. According to Fanon, why is there a danger that national unity will disintegrate?
6. Why can't the new middle class expect to serve as the intermediary between international corporations and the native population?
7. What does the native artist or writer discover? What do they learn?
8. What things threaten the delicate veneer of national consciousness?
9. How does the discovery of one's own indigenous culture affect the artist or writers?
10. What should those who are about to throw of colonialism realize?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Why does Fanon argue that there cannot be a single, global black culture? Do you agree or disagree with him? Why? What do post-colonial societies have in common with each other? How are they different from each other?
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
How does the colonial power seek to stop the revolutionary movement? What tactics or actions are used in order to stop the forward progress? Are these actions successful? Why or why not?
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