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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Why does Smitty ask Ellie whether they are considering settling in France?
2. What happens when Ragosy pulls Tick from the stage?
3. What scene do they play?
4. How does Ellie respond when Jack asks if there are any new cables or money coming in.
5. Who enters on the opposite side of the stage, speaking about how everybody deep in their hearts is afraid of "blackness?"
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
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 3
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?
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