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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. After Ellie exits, what does Jack do?
2. What does Jack say after spitting?
3. What happens when Ragosy pulls Tick from the stage?
4. Why does Jack tell Ellie to take off her sunglasses?
5. What does Weaver ask Dixon about the deal?
Essay Topic 1
Blackface was performed in minstrel shows.
Part 1) What is Blackface? How is it hurtful to African Americans?
Part 2) How is it used in this play? Why is it used?
Part 3) What does Blackface reflect about society at this time?
Essay Topic 2
Jack throws the fight.
Part 1) Why does he throw the fight? How does this represent the black community?
Part 2) How does he leave his opponent? Why is this significant?
Part 3) What does this say about Jack and his life from here on out? Use the text to support your response.
Essay Topic 3
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?
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