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Cry, the Beloved Country Test
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What is the emotion that best characterizes Kumalo's experience of Johannesburg?
Who is the progeny (offspring) of the Reverend Stephen Kumalo?
What does the young man that walks Kumalo to the bus station do?
ends up stealing from him
What was the money saved in the tin (NOT the money from the post office book) was saved for?
Tuition for St. Chad's
What does the letter delivered to Stephen Kumalo brings news of?
His sister's sickness
According to the narrator, what is one of the only beautiful parts of Sophiatown?
The street names
John Kumalo has become a ______ in Johannesburg
What has Stephen Kumalo has never used?
What happens to Gertrude?
she leaves the slums and goes with Kumalo
According to Msimangu, this rules the city:
The ____ are "everything" according to John. They cause the black workers to end up in hospitals and they are where the gold that benefits only the whites come from. It is a setting of industry and oppression.
This person's "black greasy knitted cap" makes Kumalo ashamed, so he buys this person more clothing
This character "was sitting there on a chair, talking to two other men. He had grown fat, and sat with his hands on his knees like a chief."
Kumalo's brother, John
What does "Umfundisi" mean?
Parson (used respectfully)
Chapter seven shows the start of the journey of Stephen Kumalo searching for who?
What did Professor Hoernle do?
He fought for the black people of South Africa
Why did Msimangu and Kumalo walk to Alexandra?
There is a bus boycott
Msimangu and Kumalo take a ____ to get back to Johannesburg from Alexandra.
Tomlinson has the brains, John Kumalo has the voice, and _________has the heart.
After walking for a bit on the way to Alexandra, Msimangu and Kumalo are offered what?
They are offered a ride by a white man
In chapter 9, the narrative shifts from a focus on Kumalo to who?
a chorus of anonymous voices describing the shanty towns
Absalom's girlfriend is what?
Chapter 10 starts with Stephen Kumalo telling his nephew about what?
pastoral/bucolic life in Ndothsheni, Natal
This character runs the committee that helps those inhabitants of Shanty Town.
"All roads lead to _____"
Chapter 12 is narrated by voices that cry out for what four things?
Segregation, education, opportunity, and new laws
In Chapter 13, Stephen Kumalo realizes that what?
Absalom killed Arthur Jarvis
Arthur Jarvis, one who fought for black rights, is killed by those that he was trying to help. This is an example of what?
"After seeing Jonhanesburg, [Kumalo] would return with a deeper understanding to_____"
This is the cause of Stephen Kumalo's recovery
Gertrude sells what?
All her furniture and kitchenware
Absalom says that his was the reason for his murder of Arthur
the devil and fear as well as it being an accident
At the end of Chapter 14, this is the only person that Kumalo can turn to who for help?
John Kumalo plans to
get a lawyer to protect his son and possibly deny involvement
What does "tixo" mean?
The great spirit
Absalom's girlfriend guesses that she is this old, since she does not know for sure
Chapter 15 is mostly a conversation between Stephen Kumalo and who else?
This shows Kumalo's growing worldliness in Johanesburg
he takes a train by himself to get to Pimville
According to the narrator, this tribal feature irritates those who are with Kumalo
At the end of the chapter, Absalom's girlfriend says that she desires this
In Chapter 15, Father Vincent urges Kumalo to do these things
pray and rest
Kumalo is suprised at the strangeness of the sound of what while visiting Absalom's wife?
his own laughter
Mr. Harrison says that many feel this as a result of native crime
Harrison calls Arthur this (when he is speaking to James Jarvis)
According to the narrator, policeman and post office clerks in Ndotsheni are what?
High Place is owned by who?
At the end of chapter 19, we find out that Arthur was better understood by _____ than ____.
HIs mother; his father
Arthur Jarvis has "hundreds of books all about" this
James Jarvis comes to understand his son better (in chapter 21) mostly by doing what?
reading his son's words in his manuscript
Harrison hopes (aloud) in front of Jarvis that Aruthur's killers
will all be hanged
The manuscript that James Jarvis reads (Arthur's manuscript) argues that...
Europeans are responsible for native education because European civilization destroyed the native tribal system
Arthur's funeral was the first time James Jarvis did what?
shook hands with black people
Chapter 22 starts here
This is found in Odendaalsrust
In what year does the trial take place?
The law is made by who?
The white people
These must be incorruptible and without fear
inkozikasi means what?
After reading the closing paragraph of one of Arthur's essays, James Jarvis
leaves the house by way of the self-locking front door
In chapter 25, James and Kumalo
meet by accident as Kumalo was trying to find out more about Sibeko's daugther who worked for Barbara Smith (whom the the Margaret and James are visiting)
Artuhur learned "honor, charity, and generosity" from his parents, but he learned nothing of what?
speaks Zulu of which he was a master
Three black miners were killed as a result of
John Kumalo's power and politics is mostly characterized by this in chapter 26
as one who holds back because he's afraid
In chapter 27, Gertrude contemplates
Becoming a nun
Chapter 27 starts with Mrs. Lithebe reprimanding
This person's voice is considered "dangerous" by the police and captivating by everyone who hears it
Absalom tells his father that if he has a son, he wants him to be named
Msimangu decides to
forswear (agree to give up) the world and all possessions
James Jarvis gives John Harrison this for the (possibly named) "Arthur Jarvis Club"
The "young white man"
breaks the custom of separation when leaving the courthouse
The main problem in chapter 30 with which Kumalo is confronted is
The white boy that visits Kumalo
evidences that he is learning to speak Zulu
Inkosana, as Kumalo calls the boy, means what?
Kumalo visits this person in chapter 31 to try and ignite change
This is delivered (from James Jarvis) in Chapter 31
James Jarvis and Stephen Kumalo end up in Kumalo's church together because
they need shelter from the storm
Napoleon Letsitsi is
an agricultural demonstrator hired by James Jarvis
Before leaving Ndotsheni, Arthur's son
returns to say goodbye to Kumalo
is to be hanged on the fifteenth of the month
Kumalo says this to Arthur's son, "When you go, something ________ will go out of Ndotsheni"
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