Everyday Use

by: Alice Walker

Themes, Motifs and Symbols Quiz

Further study Themes, Motifs and Symbols Quiz

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What important term do Dee and Mama both attribute different meanings to?

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What social institution has driven a wedge between Dee and her family, and between Dee and a true sense of self?

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With what motif does Walker represent characters’ difficulty relating to each other, and to the outside world?

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What motif signals the way in which characters connect to, or disconnect from, the past?

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What symbolic space represents freedom from the regrets and shortcomings that have infiltrated Mama’s life?