You are on page 1of 1

Study Guide Unit 1

Name____________________ Date_____________

Directions: Answer the following questions

The following are in reference to “The World on a Turtle’s Back”

1. In the beginning where did the gods live?

2. What do the birds do when they see the pregnant woman falling?

3. What motivates the right-handed and left-handed twins to create new life forms?

4. What does a creation myth explain?

5. For what purpose was ‘The World on a Turtle’s Back” created?

The following are in reference to “The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah
Equiano”

6. What is Equiano’s greatest worry as he is being loaded onto the ship?

7. How does the crew react to Equiano’s refusal to eat?

8. What is Equiano’s greatest objection to slavery?