Mini Assessment 3 Author's Perspective And Purpose

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Story with 5 questions about author's perspective and purpose (why they wrote this story, what is their background and how does it influence the story, what tone do they have when telling the story, what point of view are they establishing)


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is Hughes' point of view about being "free" in America?
    • A. 

      Freedom will not be handed out, it must be fought for.

    • B. 

      Freedom is something that will never happen for black folks.

    • C. 

      Freedom is voted on and then handed out to those who care.

    • D. 

      Freedom is hand in hand with democracy.

  • 2. 
    What does "tomorrow's bread" in the poem stand for?
    • A. 

      The hope for more food

    • B. 

      The joy of voting

    • C. 

      The hope for equal rights

    • D. 

      The food of the soul

  • 3. 
    The main ideas in the poem support which of the following statements?
    • A. 

      If you want something bad enough, just sit and wait for it.

    • B. 

      Whatever you want from this life, you have to earn it.

    • C. 

      Secrecy creates problems.

    • D. 

      If you want it, then go for it and don't wait.

  • 4. 
    Why does Hughes' say "Freedom is a strong seed/Planted in a great need"?
    • A. 

      He is trying to say that to be free, you have to grow trees.

    • B. 

      He is trying to say that freedom comes with a price.

    • C. 

      He is trying to say that once in a while, you will need to be free.

    • D. 

      He is trying to say that freedom is something EVERY man needs.

  • 5. 
    Why did Hughes write this poem about "Democracy"?
    • A. 

      He was protesting his living space in the city.

    • B. 

      He was trying to say that black people don't have it.

    • C. 

      He was trying to show that many people think it's one way, when it's actually the other.

    • D. 

      He wanted this to be a statement about what it means to be free.

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