50 terms

african american lit

dubois idea on striving to be co .-worker in the kingdone of culture cen be best be explained as ....
blacks should have equal opportunity at all social levels
which does not offer an accurate account of the kind fo information uncle tom cabin provided teh narrator of the ex colored man
information about his father
the ex colored man decided to leave his millionare friend in europe and return to the states because he ....
sought to transform folk are and uplift blacks
which of the following best describe the ex colored man assessment of johnd brown folk sermon ?
it was a multifaced and inspring art form
when the ex colored man heard the music at the big meeting , he suggested that go down moses has one fo the strongest musical themes because he wanted to make it known that....
the folk form showed the artistic merit adn cultural wholesomeness of blk
shiny graduation speech had what effect on the narrator of the the autobiography ? the narrator ....
was 1st motivated to be a proud color man
which item identites an element of the philosphy dubois proposed for blacks uplift
black youth should be educated according to ability
which item best explains why the excolored man felt embarrased when he was in paris
he was asked if amaericans has burnt a man alive
which item best explains the surprise the excolored man recevied whn in the company of millionaire friend who sponsored his travel through europe he heard a german musican play
the narrator learned thast ragtime can be made classics
sometimes it seems to me that i have never really been a negro tht i have been onlly a privileged spectator of their inner life ; at other times i feel that i have a coward a desserter and i am possessed by a strange longing for my mothers ppl which item best explains what this statement reveals about the narrator?
he is troubled by the anxieties of double consciousness
which item best describes the attitude to other blacks that are held by he dr from washington whom the excolored man greets on the ship back from europe
he feels embrassed by the lower class of blacks
i feel tht i am led by the same impluse whch forces the unfound out criminal to take somebody into his confidence although he knowns that the act is likely, even almost certain to lead to his undoing .... i think i find a sort of savage and dibolical desire to gather up all the little tragedies of my life, and turn them into a practical joke on society.
prejudice against other blacks
at the end of the story, the excolored man identifies something that he says makes "me glad that i am at i am and keeps me from desiring to be otherwise." which iten names what it is that he says is responsible for this feeling
the love he expressed for his children
the narrator calls himself a criminal in the passage above because he
thinks he did wrong in not fighting for racial uplift
the negro is a sort of seventh son, born with a veil, and gifted with an second sight in this american world, a world which yields him no true self - consciousness, but only let him see himself through the relation of the other world." in this quotation, dubois implies what about african american?
their double - gives them an advantage
on the train from nashville to atlanta, the ex - colored man overhears a conversation on the negro relation between a texan and a northerner soldier. during the conversation, the texan declared that he knew many educated and intelligent blacks
nothing will change his supremacist beliefs
which is not one of the items ex-colored man says has shown that blacks are capable of high art
banjo playing
after the excolored man witness the burning of a black man he made a decision to use his music to help uplift the race
abondon his ambition to change low art to high art
which item does not identify one of what duboiss calls the spirtual striving of african american?
board the ship bak to the US from europe the narrator met a dr. he remaked that spoke on diff. phases of the negro question- what dubois calls the negro problem. to what this negro qustion or negro problem yet
cliams tht blacks couldnt progress and were a social burden
this philsophy on race uplift said tht blk should
seek racial cooperation with whites`
the narrator of the autobiography describe two southern rituals he saw in macon , georgia when he from europe . what are they
a big meeting and lynching
the ex-colored man said tht after his money was stolen on his 1st trip to atl he wanted to inform school authories what had happened , but was fearful about doing go which item best describes a thought that he entertained when the money was 1st stolen
they would call him an imposter of a beggar`
which item best identies the excolor man assessment of the adivce the millionaire friend gave him when he said he wanted to return to american and woek on blk folk music
the advice made serve but was selfish
these are lower forms of art,but they give evidence of a power that someday be applied to the higher forms , the statement the narrator makes implying that some forms of art are low and some forms are high reveals that he adopts which philsophical perspecitve
the view of the old gaurd
the narrator of the autobiography says that he dicovered thta after emancipation some blacks gave their money to masters or their relatives who had become poor. what item best describes the attitude?
socialize ambivalence...
the excolored man said he remained hopeful about changing attitude about in america despite the prejudice the texan on the train voiced b/c he knew that the...
texan was voicing only myths of mental attitudes
the excolored man identifies two groups he thinks have the potential to alter the negative sterotype of blk as " happy-go-lucky and laughing. which item best identifies these two groups
blk novelist and poets
the unkelpt appearace , the shambling, slouching gait and loud talk and laughter of theses ppl aroused in me a feeling of almost repulsion . only one thing about them awoke a feeling of interest; that was dialect....."lawd a mussy!"gwan, man!""bless ma soul!"look heah, chile!" these ppl talked and laughed w/o restraint. in fact they talked striaght from their lungs and laughed from the pits of their stomachs . and this hearty laughter was oftern justifed by th droll humor of som remark.... i have since learned that this ability to laugh heartliy is,in part, the salvation of the american negrko; it does much to keep them from going the way of the indian

which item best identifies the attitude the narrator reveals , in these lines , toward these southern blk
he appears ambivalent toward the blk folk culture
in the quotation above ( whatever number he use) the narrator shows he believes that african american humor was
a technique that helped blk deal with oppression
the night the narrator ran from ny club , one of the following events happened. which one
a woman was shot by her lover
by fusing european classical forms with a.a folk music the narrator hoped to
fuse his dual cultural heritage and find wholeness
y did the x-colored man say tht he felt like a coward and failure
to live a comfortable social life , he abandoned the cause of race uplift
at teh point when the excolored man called himself "a perfect little aristocrat"the test reveals all of the following excepted
he is prejudiced against other blk
which of the following items best explaind the element of blk folk culture that the excolored man praised as an inspiring feature of blk society
the dialect he heard on the street in atl
the narrator of the autobiography distinguishes 3 classes fo blk. 1)"the desperate" 2) domestics & servants 3) the well-to-do and educated which item best explains the kind of attitude he says tht white display to the 1st and 3rd groups
hostility and hatred
the attitude tht the narrator desacribes between the first and third blk group in the question results form wat
whites felt threatened by these groups
the narrator says tht the blk struggle was defined in three phases. which one of the following items is not among the three phases he describes ? the negro fight
for the legal right to vote
which one is not a quailty that the excolored man says is in artistic feature to be found in high art
barbarbic rhythms
which item best describes y the xcolored man declares at an opera performance in paris tht he felt the desire to weep and curse
he cannot greet his own relatives
which item best refers to the group tht dubois labeled the talented tenth
educated blk dubois expected to uplift the race
which item states one of the views expressed in the old guard philosopy
folk culture is morally validated when turned into high culture
one major point tht johnson makes is that the x colored man
was often haunted his feelings of loneliness
when the narrator of the autobiography hears singing johnson performance at the meeting , he says tht the song have several artistic qualites which is not one fo teh charatceristics he describes
primitive rythms
the narrator overhears a texan remark tht if the blk man is "weaker" and is shoved to the wall tht his lookout tht the law of nature , he adds "the supermactist" remark also speaks of which of the following ideas
social darwinism
when the narrator was aboy, he and his mother left georgia. y did they leave to go to connecticut
the boy father was trying to hide the love affair
which is not one of the view the excolored man expressed upon witnessing a lynching in georgia
the community was justifed in punishing a criminal
when the narrator says tht his mother told him tht his father was all to them tht law and custom would allow. she means for him to think in which of the following ways
the society was responsible for the family not being together
both dubois and johnson were engaged in race uplift which item best explains their aim
to prove to tht blk were fit to belong to the soical mainstream
after the narrator had abandoned his ambition to be involved in racial progress, he met shiny in ny? what did the narrator dicover about shiny
shiny became a professor