Characters - 200 Arthur Jarvis greatly admired this U.S. president.
Characters - 200 Who was Abraham Lincoln?
Characters - 400 This character (Arthur’s brother- in-law) reveres Arthur for his dedication to social issues.
Characters - 400 Who is John Harrison?
Characters - 600 These three characters are on trial for the murder of Arthur Jarvis.
Characters - 600 Who are Absalom Kumalo, Matthew Kumalo, and Johannes Parfuri?
Characters - 800 This character scolds Gertrude for her careless behavior, and scolds Absalom’s girlfriend for talking idly.
Characters - 800 Who is Mrs. Lithebe?
Characters – 1000 Chapter 28 is almost exclusively about the guilt (or innocence) of the 3 black natives; it is presented to the reader from this person’s point of view.
Characters – 1000 Who is the judge?
Events - 200 This is where James Jarvis shook the hand of a black man for the first time.
Events - 200 What is the funeral for his son, Arthur?
Events - 400 Gertrude tells Mrs. Lithebe that she wants to become this.
Events - 400 What is a nun?
Events - 600 This weather condition afflicts the farming in and around Ndotsheni.
Events - 600 What is a drought?
Events - 800 This is the reason that Absalom gives for carrying a revolver during the break-in.
Events - 800 What is because he was frightened?
Events - 1000 After the verdict has been read, the young white man breaks this custom which is “not lightly done.”
Events - 1000 What is help Stephen Kumalo out of the courtroom? (What is “break the racial line” coming out of the courtroom?)
Quotes - 200 “I have only this to say, that I killed this man, but I did not mean to kill him.”
Quotes - 200 Who is Absalom Kumalo?
Quotes - 400 “This thing that is the heaviest thing of all my years, is the heaviest thing of all your years also.”
Quotes - 400 Who is Stephen Kumalo?
Quotes - 600 “Therefore, I shall try to do what is right, and to speak what is true.”
Quotes - 600 Who is Arthur Jarvis?
Quotes - 800 “Let us sell our labor for what it is worth. And if an industry cannot buy our labor, let that industry die. But let us not sell our labor cheap to keep any industry alive.”
Quotes - 800 Who is John Kumalo?
Quotes - 1000 "The truth is that our society is not Christian; it is a tragic compound of great ideal and fearful practice, of high assurance and desperate anxiety, of loving charity and fearful clutching of possession. Allow me a minute..."
Quotes - 1000 Who is Arthur Jarvis?
Places - 200 This is the name of Arthur Jarvis’s farm.
Places - 200 What is High Place?
Places - 400 In one of his essays, Arthur Jarvis writes that his parents taught him to be honorable, but taught him nothing about this.
Places - 400 What is the country of South Africa? (What is the racial injustice of South Africa?)
Places - 600 The house of this favorite niece of Margaret Jarvis is where Stephen Kumalo unexpectedly meets James Jarvis.
Places - 600 Who is Barbara Smith?
Places - 800 Msimangu decides to retire here at the end of Book II.
Places - 800 What is a monastery?
Places - 1000 This is the region where gold is discovered.
Places - 1000 What is the Orange Free State? (Or, what is Odendaalsrust?)
Potpourri - 200 Stephen Kumalo promises to try to find the daughter of this man.
Potpourri - 200 Who is Sibeko?
Potpourri - 400 This is what Mr. Harrison advocates to solve the “native problem.”
Potpourri - 400 What is stricter laws, more police/more control?
Potpourri - 600 This word, which means “allowable,” is repeated throughout Arthur Jarvis’s unfinished manuscript on the history of South Africa’s society.
Potpourri - 600 What is “permissible”?
Potpourri - 800 These are two instances when someone gives money to another person near the end of Book II.
Potpourri - 800 What is when Msimangu gives Stephen his life savings (more than 33 pounds), and when James Jarvis gives 1000 pounds to John Harrison for the social club?
Potpourri - 1000 Stephen Kumalo remembers this character as “having a brightness in him.”