Shadow and Act Quiz

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Questions 1-5 of 25:


What falls on Ellison and his wife while they sleep? (from Part 2, Sound and the Mainstream, Section 1)


Who is Irving Howe? (from Part 1, The Seer and the Seen, Section 7)


Which American writers is the piece "Black Boys and Native Sons" about? (from Part 1, The Seer and the Seen, Section 7)


Who is Richard Wright to Ellison? (from Part 1, The Seer and the Seen, Section 7)


What is unique about "The Way It Is" compared to the other essays? (from Part 3, The Shadow and the Act, Section 3)

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