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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Which of the men falls down the steps?
2. Why does Coach say he never married?
3. Why was Marion so vulnerable at this time?
4. Which of the men goes outside to talk to Coach after George returns?
5. What is the setting for Act 2?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
The search for The American Dream is an important theme in THAT CHAMPIONSHIP SEASON. Can you cite an example to support this theme? Name two other themes and cite examples to support your answer.
Essay Topic 2
Create a brief character study of Phil. What does he look like? What are his positive personality traits? What are some of his negative characteristics? What are his hopes and fears? What motivates him--if anything--at this point in his life?
Essay Topic 3
Project into the future ten years and write a brief synopsis for the lives of Coach and the four men in the play. Be sure to include emotional states as well as physical characteristics, geographic locations, work, hobbies, socialization, etc.
This section contains 225 words
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