The Man Who Was Almost a Man Overview Quiz

Seventeen-year-old Dave feels that he is a man, yet he lives in a sort of limbo between childhood and adulthood until one day, a terrible turn of events pushes him over the edge. Be sure you recall the details of Richard Wright's coming-of-age story by taking the eNotes quiz about "The Man Who Was Almost a Man." 

  1. How does Dave leave?

  2. How old is Dave, the protagonist?

  3. Who sells Dave the gun?

  4. Who gave Dave the money to buy the gun?

  5. Who does Dave shoot?