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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. How does Smitty respond when Goldie tells him to fetch some police?
2. How much prison time does Cameron tell Jack he could face?
3. About what does the performer joke?
4. Where are Jack, Ellie, Tick, and Goldie at the beginning of the scene?
5. Knowing Jack is involved with a white girl is going to do what?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does Jack respond to Smitty?
2. About what are Goldie and Tick concerned?
3. What takes place in this scene?
4. Why are Jack, Ellie, and Goldie in a diplomatic office in London, England?
5. What is taking place outside the arena in Reno?
6. What is Cameron's response to these complaints?
7. Why does Jack say he does not need to warm up?
8. How does the reader know that Jack is worried about money?
9. How is Brady convinced to fight this match?
10. How does Jack respond to Ragosy's request? What is Ellie's reaction?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Foreshadowing is used in this play.
Part 1) How is foreshadowing used in this play?
Part 2) Is this literary device necessary to this story? Why or why not?
Part 3) How does this foreshadowing affect the audience? Does it prepare them for what is to come? Does it add to the suspense? Explain.
Essay Topic 2
Soliloquy is utilized in this play.
Part 1) What is a soliloquy? Describe the soliloquy in this play.
Part 2) What is the purpose for each soliloquy?
Part 3) Would this play be as effective without the soliloquies? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 3
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?
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