A Gathering of Old Men

Ernest J. Gaines
Further Study

Themes, Motifs, and Symbols Quiz

Further Study Themes, Motifs, and Symbols Quiz

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In just one day, Charlie becomes a man without ___.

2 of 5
What do each of the black characters have two of?

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In an African-American culture denied literacy, what became the primary means of defining one's self?

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What symbolizes agricultural mechanization and increased hardship for local blacks?

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What has Clatoo arranged for the old men to fill their pockets with?