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Historical & Literary Context of I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. In the movie 'I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings,' what does Uncle Willie say about the Joe Louis fight?

Question 2 2. What genre of literature is I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings?

Question 3 3. If Maya Angelou's book I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings did not win a National Book Award, why does a nomination matter?

Question 4 4. Other than awards, what is another way to measure Maya Angelou's book I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings?

Question 5 5. Which is an example of ''eye dialect''?

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Question 6 6. What is a similarity of Maya Angelou's writing style in her poetry and prose?

Question 7 7. Dr. Maya Angelou was born and then raised in which of the following?

Question 8 8. Dr. Maya Angelou worked with whom in the civil rights movement?

Question 9 9. Why is Maya Angelou's book I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings a work of literary fiction?

Question 10 10. What is genre?

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Question 11 11. What literary device did Maya Angelou use in selecting the title for her book I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings?

Question 12 12. What does the act of singing represent in I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings?

Question 13 13. Which of the following is so common in St. Louis that Maya is surprised to find out it is illegal in I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings?

Question 14 14. Which of the following major events occurs during I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings?

Question 15 15. How did Maya Angelou's novel I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings affect other writers?

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Question 16 16. Why did many parents move to have Maya Angelou's novel I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings censored?

Question 17 17. What is one instance of the portrayal of racism in I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings that opponents cite in their challenge of the book?

Question 18 18. This event in I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings likely contributes to the book being challenged for its sexual content.

Question 19 19. Which word from Angelou's I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, means to get in the way of something?

Question 20 20. From Maya Angelou's I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, what does the word 'bourgeoisie' mean?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following novels is a coming of age story?

Question 22 22. In what area of the United States does To Kill a Mockingbird take place?

Question 23 23. All of the following are true about the film version of I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings EXCEPT for which?

Question 24 24. Why did Maya Angelou's book I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings return to the New York Times bestseller list in 1993?

Question 25 25. What two elements does Maya Angelou combine in her novels?

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Question 26 26. Among Maya Angelou's many accomplishments are those that are connected to which American presidents?

Question 27 27. Why is Maya Angelou's book I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings considered an autobiography?

Question 28 28. Of the following choices, which is the source of Maya Angelou's ''cage'' in I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings?

Question 29 29. Which of the following created the opportunity for the black population to build a community in San Francisco according to I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings?

Question 30 30. What is one one way we can tell Maya Angelou's novel I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings was well received by the public?

Historical & Literary Context of I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings Chapter Exam Instructions

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