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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Why does Jack ask Ellie why she did not send Ragosy to Goldie?
2. Where are Jack and Ellie waiting?
3. What does Fred say is the only one sure way the White Hope can win?
4. What happens as Clara starts to cry?
5. Does Fred think the White Hope would go for a fixed fight?
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
Jack tries to pursue his American Dream elsewhere.
Part 1) What is the American Dream?
Part 2) Why does Jack do this? Where does he go? Describe his experiences in other countries.
Part 2) What do Jack's experiences say about the American Dream?
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?
This section contains 299 words
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