Characters
Conflict
Literary Terms
He Said/She Said
History
100

Who is the mastermind behind the bus sabotage?

Stacy


100

When Cassie beats up Lillie Jean this is an example of what type of conflict?

Human vs. Human

100

The story told from 1st person perspective is an example of what literary term?

Point of View

100

"I—I said may I have another book please, ma'am. . . That one's dirty" (23)

Little Man

100

What is the term for a type of farming in which families rent small plots of land from a landowner in return for a portion of their crop.

Sharecropping

200

Who are the victims of burnings?

The Berrys

200

When Stacy feels responsible for Papa's leg getting broken this is what type of conflict?

Human vs. Self

200

What figurative language is in the following: "Here it is Saturday morning and they're quiet as church mice" (71). 

Simile

200

"I'd sell my life for that gun. One of these days I'm gonna have it, too" (108).

T.J.

200

In what time period is the story set?

The Great Depression (1933)

300

Where does Mr. Logan work?

On the railroad.

300

When Cassie is forced to call Lillie Jean "Miss" what type of conflict is this?

Human vs. Society

300

What figurative language is in the following: "I wanted to follow, but I couldn't. My legs would not move" (67).

Hyperbole

300

"Come these hot nights, I just climbs in my tree and it's like going into another world" (230).

Jeremy

300

What is the term that describes "separate but equal"?

Segregation (Jim Crow Laws)

400

Who gets a whipping on the first day of school?

Little Man and Cassie

400

When neighbors are unwilling to boycott the Wallace store because they won't be able to pay their debts, what type of conflict is this?

Human vs. Society

400

What figurative language is in the following: "Our faces were eager question marks" (73).

Metaphor

400

"Seems to me if Stacy's not smart enough to hold on to a good coat, he don't deserve it" (142).

Uncle Hammer

400

To refuse to shop at a store as a form of protest is called what?

Boycott

500

Who is with Papa when he gets shot?

Mr. Morrison and Stacy

500

When the fire consumes the Logan's cotton field this is an example of what type of conflict?

Human vs. Nature

500

What figurative language is found in the following: "As the stores gave way to houses still sleeping, we turned onto a dirt road" (104).

Personification

500

"In this family we do not shop at the Wallace Store" (41).

Papa

500

The court case which upheld the idea of "separate but equal" was

Plessy v. Ferguson

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