© 2016 Shmoop University, Inc. All rights reserved.
Black Boy

Black Boy


by Richard Wright

Black Boy: Quiz 2: Themes (For the Most Part) Quiz True or False

1. How does Richard learn to count? -> From his mom
2. What does Richard fight to stop? -> Getting beaten
3. What is the first story Richard hears? -> Bluebeard and his Seven Wives
4. What does Richard’s second employer expect him know? -> How to milk a cow
5. Why do the Communists call Richard an "intellectual?" -> His clothes are too clean.