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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Jack angrily do to himself?
2. Why will Tick not take Ellie for a walk?
3. Why does Cap'n Dan say Pop's suggestion will not work?
4. What does the "suitable memento" comment about making people laugh?
5. Where does this scene take place?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Jack is called both a boxer and a campeon.
Part 1) Who calls him these names? Why do they call him these names?
Part 2) What is the significance of these names? How do act as reminders to Jack?
Part 3) Do you believe that these names sum up who Jack is? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 2
Contrast exists throughout several scenes in this play.
Part 1) Describe these contrasts. How do these contrasts enhance the story?
Part 2) What is the purpose for these contrasts?
Part 3) What do these contrasts reveal about real life?
Essay Topic 3
The physical fight between Jack and the White Hope is symbolic.
Part 1) What does it symbolize?
Part 2) How does this fight affect everyday citizens? Why?
Part 3) How does this put large amounts of pressure on the fighters? How do they feel about being symbols?
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