The Great White Hope Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

Howard Sackler
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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. About what are Goldie and Tick concerned?

2. Dixon and five white men burst in and, after a scuffle, arrest Jack for what?

3. How does Sir William respond to Coates' comment?

4. How does the young man respond when Jack turns to him and asks what winning is going to do for him directly?

5. What does a Deacon tell Jack?

Short Essay Questions

1. What is Jack's plan?

2. What is a complaint by one of the witnesses?

3. What is decided about the fight?

4. What does Mrs. Jefferson reminisce about Jack?

5. About what are Goldie and Tick concerned?

6. What is the final decision on Dixon's plan?

7. Of what does Mrs. Bachman say people are afraid?

8. What takes place at the beginning of this scene?

9. Describe the interaction between Jack and the Young Black German Man.

10. How does Treacher respond to these complaints?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Mrs. Bachman is Ellie's mother.

Part 1) How is she affected by Ellie and Jack's relationship? Why?

Part 2) What is the purpose of her soliloquy?

Part 3) Based on what you know about her, how might she have reacted to Ellie's suicide?

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 and Ellie perform scenes from Uncle Tom's Cabin.

Part 1) What is Uncle Tom's Cabin? Why is this significant?

Part 2) What does this performance reveal about Jack? How does it echo events in previous scenes?

Part 3) Is this performance an effective way to indirectly reveal what is happening to Jack's character? Why or why not?

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