Works by African American Writers: Tutoring Solution Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What was Du Bois' criticism of Booker T. Washington's work?

Question 2 2. Zora Neale Hurston was all of the following, EXCEPT:

Question 3 3. Who was the first black woman to win the Nobel Prize for Literature?

Question 4 4. Why was A Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave by Frederick Douglass such a groundbreaking work?

Question 5 5. In The Souls of Black Folk, what did Du Bois mean by the term double consciousness?

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Question 6 6. What is the general feeling at the end of I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings?

Question 7 7. Why does Hughes use an infected sore to describe what happens to deferred dreams?

Question 8 8. Claude McKay was famous because:

Question 9 9. How did Jim Crow laws play a role in the emergence of the Harlem Renaissance?

Question 10 10. How does the poem I, Too, Sing America relate to Walt Whitman's poem I Hear America Singing?

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Question 11 11. In Zora Neale Hurston's Their Eyes Were Watching God, who is Janie's true love?

Question 12 12. Harlem Renaissance poet Claude McKay's feelings about America were:

Question 13 13. Which of the following did NOT contribute to the rise of the Harlem Renaissance?

Question 14 14. What was the name of James Baldwin's semi-autobiographical novel?

Question 15 15. How does Zora Neale Hurston address gender roles in Their Eyes Were Watching God?

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Question 16 16. In the poem Heritage by Countee Cullen, the poem's speaker expresses a wish for which figure to be black?

Question 17 17. How did Frederick Douglass escape his life as a slave?

Question 18 18. W. E. B. Dubois is famous for all of the following, EXCEPT:

Question 19 19. What is the name of Toni Morrison's novel that tells the story of a slave who tried to kill her children?

Question 20 20. What does Hughes say about dreams in his poem Harlem?

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Question 21 21. In his autobiography Black Boy, what does Richard Wright attribute his childhood hunger to?

Question 22 22. Countee Cullen's marriage to whom was a major event?

Question 23 23. In his autobiography Black Boy, what was the main cause of the violent clashes between Richard and the women of his family?

Question 24 24. What was the Harlem Renaissance?

Question 25 25. In the poem Heritage by Countee Cullen, why is Africa so distant for the speaker?

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Question 26 26. Zora Neale Hurston is famous for writing _____.

Question 27 27. Claude McKay's poem 'If We Must Die' was:

Question 28 28. Which of the following statements does NOT reflect Du Bois' role with the NAACP?

Question 29 29. Du Bois was the first person of color to achieve which of the following?

Question 30 30. Which of the following is a theme found in current African-American literature?

Works by African American Writers: Tutoring Solution Chapter Exam Instructions

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