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Native Son

Native Son

by Richard Wright

Native Son: Symbols Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around Native Son? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. For Reverend Hammond, what represents life?


Ice cream
Rain
Summer
Sun
Cross
Q. Whose blindness is also a metaphor?


Mrs. Thomas'
Bigger's
Mrs. Dalton's
Reverend Hammond's
Vera's
Q. What falls after Mary is killed?


A flag
The stock market
Snow
A waterfall
A ladder
Q. What image haunts Bigger?


Feet
Knife
Head
Legs
Crucifix
Q. What does Bigger confront in the opening scene?


Mom
Dad
Cat
Rat
Muskrat
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