Wench Test | Final Test - Hard

Dolen Perkins-Valdez
This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 141 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials.
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Wench Test | Final Test - Hard

Dolen Perkins-Valdez
This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 141 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. What request does Philip make of Lizzie?

2. In what state does Lizzie live with her master?

3. Drayle takes Philip and Lizzie on a steamship trip to which state?

4. Why does Lizzie not trust the porter on the train?

5. How does Fran react when Lizzie tells her that she has drunk a special tea to abort a baby?

Short Essay Questions

1. Why is Lizzie reminded of watching a dog die while lying in the sun after Philip is punished by Drayle?

2. How has Lizzie romanticized her position in the Drayle household throughout the novel?

3. Why does religion play such a big part in the lives and deaths of the slaves?

4. How does Drayle show that, while favorites of his, Lizzie and Philip are not above being punished and reminded of their slave status in life?

5. What is it about Mawu's personality that allows her to ask Lizzie if Drayle is "God to you"?

6. What is the ultimate decision Lizzie makes regarding her pregnancy and her ultimate goal?

7. What is the most obvious reason that Lizzie does not run away from Drayle at the end of the story?

8. What spiritual connection does Mawu feel for Lizzie?

9. What frightens Lizzie about the prospect that Drayle could free Philip?

10. What reasons do the other slaveholders give to Drayle for why he should free Philip?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Create a brief character study of Fran. What does she look like? What are her positive personality traits? What are her dreams and fears? What is most valuable to her in her world?

Essay Topic 2

The author uses more than one iteration on the theme of struggle. Identify at least two instances of struggle in the book and then cite examples to support your answers.

Essay Topic 3

Create a brief character study of Reenie. What does she look like? What are her positive personality traits? What are her dreams and fears? What is most valuable to her in her world?

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