AMST QUIZ

AMST QUIZ - AMERICAN STUDIES 301: SAMPLE MIDTERM QUIZ/EXAM...

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AMERICAN STUDIES 301: SAMPLE MIDTERM QUIZ/EXAM 1. Anna Deavere Smith claims she wrote Twilight: Los Angeles 1992 for which of the following reasons: a) search for the character of Los Angeles b) to measure the shades of loss c) as a call to the community d) to create a ‘more complex language’ for a dialogue about race e) to take stock of how the race canvas in America has changed since the Watts riots f) all of the above 2. Anna Deavere Smith gives the last words in Twilight to: a) Elaine Young, the Beverly Hills real estate agent b) Twilight Bey c) John Singleton d) Antonio Villaraigosa e) Tommy Lasorda f) Reginald Denny 3. One possible reason Sonora McKeller entitles her essay, “Watts—Little Rome” is because: a) It’s not too far to travel from Watts to a Coliseum. b) In 1965 Watts got sacked by barbarians just as Rome did in 476. c) She felt the political leaders of Watts had become tyrants like Caesar
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This note was uploaded on 04/01/2012 for the course AMST 301 taught by Professor Gufstason during the Fall '09 term at USC.

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AMST QUIZ - AMERICAN STUDIES 301: SAMPLE MIDTERM QUIZ/EXAM...

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