Mid-Book Test - Hard
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This quiz consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does the "New Negro" believe in?
2. What is the conflict in "Sweat"?
3. According to Domingo, what are the men of the "Old Crowd" filled with?
4. What is the main character of "Sweat" afraid of?
5. What does McKay describe in "A Long Way from Home"?
Short Essay Questions
1. Discuss what happens in Zora Neale Hurston's story "Sweat".
2. Discuss the magazine "Fire" and its significance.
3. Discuss what happens in "Go Down Death" by James Weldon Johnson.
4. Discuss what Hughes finds in relation to acrobats and Negro performers from "The Big Sea".
5. Discuss the prejudice shown in "Wedding Day" by Gwendolyn Bennett.
6. What does "Garveyism" by A. Phillip Randolph address?
7. Describe what Marcus A. Garvey's "Africa for Africans" reasons.
8. Describe how Alain Locke's "The New Negro" defines the "new negro" as.
9. Discuss what occurred in response to the August 1900 incident.
10. Describe what Hughes discusses in "The Big Sea".
Compare and contrast the relationships of the couples in "Sweat" and "Long Black Song" by Hurston and Wright respectively. Discuss what these two stories suggest about Negro couples and the Negro man in general.
Explain how the reader's perception of the first section, "New Negro Radicalism" is unclear on how the ideas and prompts should be viewed. Explain how they present a positive front, negative front or both in their challenges to the Negro race.
Compare and contrast the beginning of the book's literature with the end of the book's literature. How do the theme, ideas, and challenges of the authors at the beginning like Domingo, McKay and Randolph differ from the authors at the end like DuBois and Hughes? How do these works progress like the mentality of the Negroes during that time?
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