Playing in the Dark: Whiteness and the Literary Imagination Quiz

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Questions 1-5 of 25:


What does Morrison determine is the cause of Nancy's mother's lack of maternal love? (from Chapter 1: Black Matters)


In Hemingway's works, what do black nurse-men often articulate? (from Chapter 3: Disturbing Nurses and the Kindness of Sharks)


How does Morrison describe the act of ignoring race? (from Chapter 2: Romancing the Shadow)


What analogy does Morrison use to describe what studies of racism should focus on? (from Chapter 1: Black Matters)


In what year does William Dunbar write about suppression? (from Chapter 2: Romancing the Shadow)

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