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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. When does Smitty say Jack will settle down?
2. What does the "suitable memento" comment about making people laugh?
3. What scene do they play?
4. How far away does Cap'n Dan realize that is?
5. What does Dixon say about the black population at large?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
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?
Essay Topic 2
Mrs. Jefferson reminisces about Jack's childhood.
Part 1) What are her memories? What do these memories reveal about Jack?
Part 2) How do her memories reiterate development's of the play's theme?
Part 3) What do her memories foreshadow? How does her reminiscing help to develop Jack's character and to flesh out his character?
Essay Topic 3
Jack's last fight is rigged.
Part 1) How does this come about? Why is this fight rigged?
Part 2) What does this rigged fight symbolize?
Part 3) Why does Jack accept this rigged fight? What does this reveal about his character at this point in the story?
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