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. Who have been listening to the confrontation?

2. Who knocks on the door and enters?

3. How does the crowd react as Brady arrives?

4. When Cap'n Dan and Fred discuss the terms of the fight, who is named the referee?

5. Why does Cap'n Dan tell Brady the whole country is going to feel let down?

Short Essay Questions

1. Describe Mrs. Jefferson's funeral procession.

2. How does this scene open?

3. What does Jack say, when he is finally allowed to speak?

4. Why does Ellie enter with Ragosy?

5. What takes place in this scene?

6. Why are Jack, Ellie, and Goldie in a diplomatic office in London, England?

7. What does Goldie tell Jack?

8. Describe the confrontation between Cameron and Ellie.

9. What does Jack ask of Ellie at the beginning of the scene? What is her response?

10. What takes place when Jack begins to speak?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

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 2

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?

Essay Topic 3

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?

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