Elbow Room Test | Final Test - Hard

This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 114 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials.

Elbow Room Test | Final Test - Hard

This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 114 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials.
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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. For what does Nelson claim to be a sucker?

2. How does Rogers characterize Charles's talent?

3. What happens when Paul is transferred to Oakland, CA?

4. How many days did Charles sit silently at his murder trial?

5. What does Louis keep thinking of as he attends the dinner?

Short Essay Questions

1. What does the narrator say to those who come to him telling him that anything not in the Bible is false?

2. What does the narrator say great literature has given way to?

3. How does Charles seem to others and what does this lead people to think about the events that lead to his trial?

4. What does Jed Jones say happened after he heard the shots?

5. Describe the Redeemer's friends as he sees them.

6. What is Harold Green caught doing that angers people in the community?

7. What does Clair talk about during her part of the dinner?

8. Describe the character Clair as seen through Louis's eyes.

9. What does Charles do that is unlike Detroit-born mechanics and what does he think will happen as a result of this?

10. What does Leon say that causes her to call her husband a bigot?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

"I Am an American"- In what way is the character of Leon a good Samaritan? In what ways does Leon rely on stereotypes? What prejudices are shown in this novel? How are they demonstrated?

Essay Topic 2

"Problems of Art" -The story ended with the reader learning that Mrs. Farragot had indeed been drinking. Did you find this surprising? Why or why not? Do you think she was drunk the night of the incident? Why or why not?

Essay Topic 3

"Problems of Art" - In what way does this story deal with the fate of blacks in a white-controlled judicial system? Do you believe Mrs. Farragot was wise to insist on a white attorney? Why or why not?

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