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Go Tell it on the Mountain
Summary & Analysis
Part One: "The Seventh Day"
Part Two: "The Prayers of the Saints" - "Florence's Prayer"
Part Two: "The Prayers of the Saints" - Gabriel's Prayer
Part Two: "The Prayers of the Saints" - Elizabeth's Prayer
Part Three: "The Threshing-Floor"
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Part One: 'The Seventh Day'
Part Two: 'The Prayers of the Saints' - 'Florence's Prayer'
Part Two: 'The Prayers of the Saints' - Gabriel's Prayer
Part Two: 'The Prayers of the Saints' - Elizabeth's Prayer
Part Three: 'The Threshing-Floor'
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On what does the basic framework of Go Tell it on the Mountain rely heavily?
Visions from God
James Baldwin’s childhood drawings
Which of the following best describes James Baldwin’s experience with religion?
Was always heavily religious
Experienced powerful teenage conversion
Campaigned actively against religion
Never practiced or preached
Which of the following aspects of Go Tell it on the Mountain is not based on Baldwin’s own life?
Setting of Harlem
None of the above
While working on his novel in France and Switzerland, what kind of writing did Baldwin primarily publish?
In the late 1950s, for what cause did Baldwin emerge as a powerful spokesperson?
Opposition to war
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