Literature Test #6
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In what year was Toni Morrison born?
Where was Toni Morrison born?
Chloe Ardelia Wofford
What was Morrison's birth name?
false (she was born in an integrated community)
True/False: Morrison grew up in an all-black community.
What was the first college that Morrison attended?
European Literature (and English)
What did Morrison study at Howard (her first college)?
When did Morrison graduate from Howard (her first college)?
What was the second college Morrison attended?
When did Morrison graduate from Cornell (her second college)?
Faulkner and Woolf
About which two authors did Morrison's Master's thesis talk?
After graduating from Cornell, where did Morrison go on to teach?
True/False: Only as she began to teach at Texas Southern did Morrison become interested with African American literature.
After teaching at Texas Southern, where did Morrison go on to teach?
When did Morrison begin to teach at Howard?
What is Morrison's ex-husband's name?
When did Morrison join a writer's group at Howard (while teaching there)?
When did Morrison move back to Lorain, Ohio?
When did Morrison move to Syracuse (after living in Lorain)?
For which company did Morrison work when she began living in NY?
The Bluest Eye
What is the name of Morrison's first novel?
When was Morrison's first novel, "The Bluest Eye," published?
"Song of Solomon" was Morrison's __________ (number) novel?
When was "Song of Solomon" published?
True/False: "Song of Solomon" was well-received.
National Council on the Arts
In 1980, to what was Morrison appointed?
What is Morrison's most well-received novel?
When was "Beloved," Morrison's fifth novel, published?
In what year did Morrison become a professor at Princeton?
In her more recent years, Morrison has written _________________ books.
In what year did Morrison receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom from Obama?