Salvation Short Writing Quiz

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Complete SHORT writing qiuz on the reading "Salvation"

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QUESTIONS ON ”SALVATION”

1. What is Hughes’ purpose in recalling this event?

2. The author’s portrayal of the revival meeting is extremely realistic. What rhetorical techniques make it so?

3. What is a religious revival? How does it differ from a regular church service?

4. What biblical metaphor is Hughes alluding to when he tells the reader that this was to be a special meeting “to bring the young lambs to the fold

QUESTIONS ON ”SALVATION” THE FACTS 1. What is Hughes’ purpose in recalling this event? 2. The author’s portrayal of the revival meeting is extremely realistic. What rhetorical techniques make it so? 3. What is a religious revival? How does it differ from a regular church service? 4. What biblical metaphor is Hughes alluding to when he tells the reader that this was to be a special meeting “to bring the young lambs to the fold?” 5. Why does Hughes spend time talking about Westley? How is young Langston different from this boy? 6. What does the author’s waiting so long before going up to be “saved” tell you about him? 7. Explain why Langston cries so much after coming home. Is there only one reason behind his tears? What does the last paragraph tell you about young Langston? THE STRATEGIES 1. The telling of this story is enhanced by the author’s description of the church and the members of the congregation. In which paragraphs is Hughes’ facility with description most evident? 2. What examples of metaphors do you find in the essay? How do such figures of speech help Hughes accomplish his purpose? 3. Hughes often makes use of a childlike perspective to relate the incident at his aunt’s church. What details help him create that perspective? Does he use words like those a child might use? 4. What is Hughes’ attitude or tone when recalling the incident? 5. In paragraph 12, Hughes includes just one sentence. Is this effective, or should it be combined with paragraph 13? Why? -1- THE ISSUES 1. What was the cause of Langston’s bad experience with being “saved?” 2. Was his aunt wrong for trying to get him some religious training? 3. Why did Langston get off the “mourners bench” when he was not saved? 4. Why did Langston cry that time for the last time in his life but one about the experience? 5. Why didn’t Langston tell his aunt and uncle the truth when they heard him crying? 6. What is the moral of this story? In other words, what important truth does Langston want us to learn from his experience? -2-

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