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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 does Lizzie give to Mawu before she leaves?
(a) A Bible.
(b) A handkerchief.
(c) Some money.
(d) The letter from Reenie.
2. From whom does Lizzie receive a letter at the resort?
3. What does Lizzie consider regarding Rabbit?
(a) How many babies she would have.
(b) What skills she should teach her.
(c) If she could buy her freedom someday.
(d) Who she would marry.
4. Glory gives Lizzie pamphlets on __________________.
(a) Reading lessons.
(c) Spa amenities.
(d) The Abolitionist movement.
5. What does Fran want to do about Nate and Rabbit?
(a) Move them in with Big Mama.
(b) Give them their freedom.
(c) Put them to work.
(d) Sell them.
Short Answer Questions
1. Whose cottage catches fire on the night of the barbecue?
2. What word does Mawu utter to Lizzie when she comes rushing toward Lizzie who is hanging out the laundry?
3. How many children does Lizzie lose in the epidemic in Georgia?
4. What refreshment does Fran get for Lizzie and herself in the middle of the night?
5. Who is Sweet's oldest daughter who has died?
Short Essay Questions
1. Explain the nature of Drayle's character in that he can do much harm under the pretense of doing the right thing.
2. What is Reenie's position on the survivor spirit in each slave?
3. How does Mawu show that she is intent on running away very soon?
4. How does the African legend of Mawu and Lisa give Lizzie hope for her future?
5. Why is Sweet's death so bittersweet for the women?
6. How has Lizzie romanticized her position in the Drayle household throughout the novel?
7. What reasons do the other slaveholders give to Drayle for why he should free Philip?
8. Why has Mawu waited a year in the cabin in the woods after running away from her master?
9. What is Reenie's position on aging and freedom?
10. Why does religion play such a big part in the lives and deaths of the slaves?
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