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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Ragosy try to convince Jack to do?
2. What happens when Ragosy pulls Tick from the stage?
3. What does Dixon say about the black population at large?
4. Why does Jack tell Ellie to take off her sunglasses?
5. Why does Jack not want Ellie to go to her seat?
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
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?
Essay Topic 3
Foreshadowing is used in this play.
Part 1) How is foreshadowing used in this play?
Part 2) Is this literary device necessary to this story? Why or why not?
Part 3) How does this foreshadowing affect the audience? Does it prepare them for what is to come? Does it add to the suspense? Explain.
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(approx. 2 pages at 300 words per page)