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Makeup Quiz Cause and Effect

Make-up Quiz

Cause and Effect

Read pgs. 185 – 187, “Black Men and Public Space” and answer the following questions:

  1. What is Staples’ purpose?

  2. What is his tone?What words/phrases support your opinion?

  3. Discuss Staples’ use of syntax and connect your discussion to his purpose.

  4. What does Staples’ mean when he states: “I began to know the unwieldy inheritance I’d come into – the ability to alter public space in ugly ways.”

  5. Explain the importance of the details used in paragraph 5 to the purpose of the essay.

  6. What specific reasons and support does he give for his opinion?

  7. How does Staples conclude his essay? (pay attention to the last sentence)

  8. Do you agree with Staples’ argument? Why or why not? This should be in paragraph form and offer support.

 

 

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