What is true about the story of Native Son?
A) It was a story about a black man who triumphed over whites and founded a new nation in Africa.
B) It was a story about how discrimination and the difficulties of black life could lead some blacks to murder and violence.
C) It was the story of an American black man who is rejected by his country, and adopted by the French as a national hero.
D) It was the story of a young black musician who performs on the radio and gains success by fooling many into thinking he is white.
How did James Baldwin challenge Richard Wright over his characters in Native Son?
A) James Baldwin never challenged Richard Wright. The two worked closely together on Native Son.
B) Baldwin felt that blacks were more victimized than Wright portrayed.
C) Baldwin disagreed with Wright's portrayal of blacks as helpless victims of racism and discrimination.
D) Baldwin felt that Wright should have emphasized color discrimination within the black race.
Who replaced Wright as "best known black American male writer"?
A) Ralph Ellison
B) Toni Morrison
C) James Baldwin
D) Langston Hughes.
What was Invisible Man about?
A) It was the first science fiction book written by an African American. It had to do with a chemical accident that made a black man invisible.
B) It was about a young black man who migrates to New York, and it focuses on his interactions with other blacks and with whites at the time.
C) It involved the rape of a black woman by a white man, and her son's efforts to exact revenge.
D) It was about blacks surviving in society by adopting white ways, including discrimination against darker skin.