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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What statement does Bill Bradley make about corporations and institutions?
2. Which statement best describes Twilight Bey's beliefs?
3. Why is Betye Saar surprised when they get to the restaurant?
4. What does Braun think Pontius Pilate is doing?
5. Why is Twilight Bey nicknamed "Twilight"?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
More than a few persons turned to pursuing a cause in the face of the Rodney King trials. Whether it was for the victims or the accused, many people devoted their lives into chasing a dream, or an advocacy. Are these people fanatics, or are all of them specifically passionate about the cause they participate in? Is there a common characteristic to the profile of these people?
Essay Topic 2
Briefly explain the concept of riots. What very strong emotions overcome these people who participate in the riots? Is it like an adrenaline rush? How could these people feel when the surge of emotion has passed? Are they resentful, guilty, or is there a secret sense of satisfaction at having expressed violence?
Essay Topic 3
Is Rodney King responsible for the events that happened to him? Or are the events something that would have happened to him, no matter how cautious, nondescript, and submissive he was? What could he have done differently to change the course of his life?
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