Everyday Use Overview Quiz

How much do you know about Alice Walker's short story about heritage and identity? Take the "Everyday Use" overview quiz from eNotes to find out. Contains five questions about this popular American story.

  1. What does Dee do to make her mother and sister feel “trapped and ignorant”?

  2. Which character describes himself or herself as “large, big-boned, rough”?

  3. Why does Dee shun her given name?

  4. What is the profession of the man Dee brings to visit?

  5. To whom does the mother give the quilt?