The Great White Hope Test | Lesson Plans Final Test - Hard

Howard Sackler
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Final Test - Hard

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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. Does Pop think the fight will happen right away?

2. How does the audience respond after this scene?

3. Who enters on the opposite side of the stage, speaking about how everybody deep in their hearts is afraid of "blackness?"

4. What does Smitty ask is the reason for Jack's behavior?

5. What does this speaker discuss?

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

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?

Essay Topic 2

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 3

The conversation Jack has with the Young Man from Africa is significant.

Part 1) Describe this conversation. How is this conversation connected to previous events and characters?

Part 2) What does this conversation reveal about both Jack and the Young Man? How does this conversation remind Jack of who he really is?

Part 3) Is Jack able to accept or understand the Young Man's message? Why or why not? What are the consequences of his ability or inability to comprehend or act on this message?

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