After Tupac and D Foster Test | Final Test - Hard

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After Tupac and D Foster Test | Final Test - Hard

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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. How does Neeka think she could help Tash out of his legal problems?

2. Where does Tash spend a few weeks?

3. Where do the girls walk?

4. What is it about the East Side train that makes the narrator and Neeka's family uneasy?

5. Why do some people take on D as a foster child?

Short Essay Questions

1. What does Neeka complain about on the way to the prison and what does she think she can do about it?

2. What shocks Neeka and the narrator while listening to music and preparing for Tash's welcome home party? What do they learn about D?

3. How does Neeka's family enter the prison and how do they feel about the guards?

4. What happens in May with the narrator and how does she feel about it?

5. What did Sly and a friend of his do to Tash and Randall?

6. What happens to Tupac after he recovers, how does the narrator feel about the evidence and to what does she relate it?

7. How was Tash as far as dating and who did he fall for right before he went to prison, what was the man like and what did Tash convince himself about the man?

8. Who was Tash's music teacher and what did he think of Tash's playing?

9. What is D's history with foster homes?

10. What does Neeka's family do while visiting with Tash and what does Miss Irene say about his lawyer? What does Tash tell her?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

There are a number of interesting questions raised by this book. Questions that most likely Butler wanted the readers to consider and think through carefully. Discuss the following:

1. Name one idea/concept you think may have been a part of the author's agenda. Analyze that idea throughout the book and discuss Woodson's probable agenda concerning that idea.

2. Do you think writers who have an agenda for writing should point it out in a preface?

3. How often do you think fiction is written with a clear agenda in mind by the author?

Essay Topic 2

Discuss one of the following:

1. Trace and analyze one major theme of After Tupac and D Foster. Consider the following: How does one character's actions portray the theme you are analyzing? How does the setting contribute to that theme? Is the theme one that you would call a "universal theme"? If so, what other book or novel that you have read also includes this theme. If not, why don't you think it is a "universal" theme?

2. Trace and analyze two secondary themes of After Tupac and D Foster. How does one character's actions portray the themes you are analyzing? How does the setting contribute to those themes? Is each theme one that you would call a "universal theme"? If so, what other book or novel that you have read also includes this theme. If not, why don't you think it is a "universal" theme?

3. What benefit is there in discussing and analyzing the themes of a work of fiction? Do you think most authors consciously develop themes in their works? Why or why not? Can there be accidental themes? What do you think is one possible "accidental" theme in After Tupac and D Foster? Which theme in After Tupac and D Foster speaks to you the most in your life? Why?

Essay Topic 3

Jayjones, who is Neeka's older brother, is a star basketball player at Grady High School. He aspires to play professional basketball.

1. Do you think Jayjones is wise to pin all his hopes on being drafted for pro ball? Why or why not? Use examples from the book and your own life to support your answer.

2. School athletes often have low grades because they spend too much time on sports. Defend or refute this statement in depth. Use examples from the book and your own life to support your answer.

3. High schools and colleges should require academic excellence from all athletes in case the athlete is unable to earn a living in his/her chosen sport. Defend or refute this statement in depth. Use examples from the book and your own life to support your answer.

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