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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Jack sing softly?
2. How long does Jack have left on bail and the right to appeal?
3. Does Cameron suggests that Ellie should be ashamed of what she is doing?
4. Where are Jack, Ellie, Tick, and Goldie at the beginning of the scene?
5. What does Mrs. Jefferson promise Jack?
Short Essay Questions
1. What takes place in this scene?
2. Why does Jack call Ellie honey?
3. How does this scene begin?
4. Who confronts District Attorney Cameron?
5. How does the audience react to this performance?
6. About what are Goldie and Tick concerned?
7. How does Treacher respond to these complaints?
8. Why do a group of rangers arrive?
9. How does the play begin?
10. What is Jack's sentence? How do Mrs. Jefferson and Clara react?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Jack boxes through Round 10 in his last fight.
Part 1) How does this affect others? Why are they affected this way?
Part 2) Why does Jack do this? What does this reveal about him?
Part 3) What does this mean for the bigger picture and the fight between the black and white communities?
Essay Topic 2
Jack comes across as simple and straightforward.
Part 1) How do you know this? How does he come to be this way?
Part 2) How does he change throughout the play? Why?
Part 3) How the changes he goes through reflect the pressure he is under?
Part 4) How does the change in Jack affect others? Why?
Essay Topic 3
Mrs. Jefferson reminisces about Jack's childhood.
Part 1) What are her memories? What do these memories reveal about Jack?
Part 2) How do her memories reiterate development's of the play's theme?
Part 3) What do her memories foreshadow? How does her reminiscing help to develop Jack's character and to flesh out his character?
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