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Nathan Huggins
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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What is Hurston's story "Shouting" about?
(a) Shouting in torment.
(b) Shouting in fear.
(c) Shouting in anger.
(d) Shouting in religious ceremonies.

2. What does Hurston examine in "Spiritual and Neo-Spiritual"?
(a) The originis of spirits.
(b) Ghosts.
(c) Spirtuality.
(d) The origins of hymns.

3. Who is the author of "Song of the Son"?
(a) Hughes.
(b) Domingo.
(c) Toomer.
(d) Randolph.

4. Why do Negroes mimic according to Hurston?
(a) For the fun; not to be like others.
(b) For money.
(c) To be like others.
(d) To feel better.

5. At the end of the section "Art and Propaganda", who wanted to be a pianist because of his brother's friends?
(a) Johnson Jameison.
(b) James Johns.
(c) James Patterson.
(d) James P. Johnson.

Short Answer Questions

1. What is the title of Hughes's poem that points out that artistic endeavors can release the "hurt in your heart"?

2. What technique does Hurston discuss in "Spiritual and Neo-Spiritual"?

3. Whose growls are heard by the people at the end of "Uncle Monday"?

4. Why has democracy worked so well in America, according to "Our Greatest Gift to America"?

5. When was "Fifty Years" written?

Short Essay Questions

1. Discuss what Georgia Douglas Johnson's poem, "Old Black Men" addresses.

2. Discuss what is described in "The Lynching" by Claude McKay.

3. Discuss what Locke addresses in "Art or Propaganda".

4. Discuss what Locke suggest in "Sterling Brown: The New Negro Folk Poet".

5. Describe the term "jook".

6. Discuss what Hurston examines in "Spirituals and Neo-Spirituals".

7. Discuss what happens in Wallace Thurman's "Infants of Spring".

8. Discuss what James Weldon Johnson says about Dunbar as a poet in "The Book of American Negro Poetry".

9. Explain what Schuyler's essay "Our Greatest Gift to America" is about.

10. Discuss what Hughes addresses in his essay, "The Negro Artist and the Racial Mountain".

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