Don't Call Us Dead Quiz

Danez Smith
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Questions 1-5 of 25:

1.

Why does the speaker of “1 in 2” see HIV/AIDS as both plague and genocide? (from Pages 53 - 72)

2.

Why is it meaningful that the shortest section of the poem is the speaker’s response to his killer? (from Pages 1 - 22)

3.

What are the children in “litany with blood all over”? (from Pages 37 - 52)

4.

What common expression best describes the escalation in the use of racial slurs in the poem “. . . nigga”? (from Pages 23 - 36)

5.

The author occasionally uses features of African-American Vernacular English (AAVE) in the poem. Which of the following is an example? (from Pages 1 - 22)

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