Native Son: Fear

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Native Son: Fear

These questions are based off of our descussion questions from book one.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What were some of Bigger's motives behind mocking the white people?
  • 2. 
    What were some of the underlying emotions in the scene with Bigger and Gus?
    • A. 

      Fear and grief

    • B. 

      Injustice and oppression

    • C. 

      Joy and excitement

    • D. 

      Guilt and denial

  • 3. 
    Bigger looks up to the white people and wishes to be white himself.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Bigger shares everything with his family, especially his emotions.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Bigger hides his emotions behind a wall of angst and spontaneous anger.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Why did Bigger feel strange being seen in public with two white people?
    • A. 

      He felt that he was not good enough to be around them.

    • B. 

      It was very late and he felt too exhausted to be out and about.

    • C. 

      He was worried that Mr. Dalton was going to get mad that Bigger took his fancy car to the "bad" side of town.

    • D. 

      He was ashamed to be seen in public with the white couple because he felt that other people in the African-American community would think he's a suck up to white people.

  • 7. 
    Bigger thought that Mary's attitude towards African- Americans was ________.
  • 8. 
    Bigger is hired to be a ______ for the Dalton family.
  • 9. 
    What did Bigger do to Mary Dalton? Was it accidental? How did he do it? How did he feel afterwards?