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 office does Audre run for in her middle school?
2. What kind of unique consciousness does Audre attribute for her ability to be a focused writer?
3. Who comes to visit Audre's house just after Gennie's death?
4. What is the name of the librarian who helps the protagonist learn to read?
5. Where does Audre visit with her class in Chapter 10?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does Audre describe Stamford, Connecticut when she first moves there?
2. What does Audre do after finding out her father had a stroke?
3. How is Audre's involvement in the Committee to Free the Rosenbergs described?
4. How are the "closed-shop" laws described in the book?
5. How are the Carriacou women first described in the book?
6. How is Audre's abortion described in the book?
7. How does Audre react to her new scenery after moving to Mexico?
8. How is Audre's near-rape described in Chapter 23?
9. What role does Audre's love for making up stories have in her becoming a writer?
10. What happens to Muriel to cause her split with Audre in the book?
Compare and contrast Audre's time spent with "The Branded" versus the "Sistah Outsiders". Which group allowed Audre to grow more as a person? What impact did Audre's being a part of these groups have on her actions in the book?
Examine the concept of change that is presented in the book through the portrayal of various historical, political, and social situations. How does the author document the literal changes she found in these areas in the United States alongside the figurative changes in her own life?
Discuss the portrayal of love in the book. How does Audre's ability to find love evolve throughout the book? What traits does she need to possess in order to find fulfilling love?
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