Monday, March 14, 2011

FD Chapter 3 Study Guide, Due March 21

CHAPTER 3 - 15 pts
Relates several anecdotes that tell readers more about plantation life and the thinking of slaves.
QUESTIONS - Answer in complete sentences. (2 pts each)
  1. How did Colonel Lloyd keep the slave boys from taking his fruit?
  2. Why was it particularly difficult to be the slaves in charge of Colonel Lloyd’s horses?
  3. What is ironic about Colonel Lloyd’s treatment of his horses compared to the treatment of his slaves? (What happened to the slave who told Colonel Lloyd the truth about his master?) (4 pts)
  4. What is a maxim?

Quotes - Explain the speaker/situation and significance of each.  (2 pts each)
Slave maxim: “a still tongue makes a wise head” (p. 36).

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