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. When Jack is finally allowed to speak, for what does he apologize?

2. What does Jack tell the crowd?

3. What does the next witness, Inspector Wainwright, detail?

4. Where is a large crowd of black people gathered?

5. Who is the second witness, who makes racist remarks as she complains about the parties, noise, and destructive behavior that took place in the apartment that Jack and Ellie rented from her?

Short Essay Questions

1. How does Jack respond to Ragosy's request? What is Ellie's reaction?

2. How does this scene begin?

3. What does he do with the telegram? Why does he do this?

4. What decision is made between Cameron and Dixon?

5. What takes place when Jack begins to speak?

6. How does the reader know that Jack is worried about money?

7. What does Goldie tell Jack?

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

9. How is Brady convinced to fight this match?

10. What speeches do both Brady and Jack make before the fight?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

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?

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

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.

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