The Great White Hope Test | Final Test - Hard

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

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Dixon say about the black population at large?

2. What does Ragosy try to convince Jack to do?

3. Why does Cap'n Dan think Jack will take the deal?

4. What is Goldie acting as?

5. Where does this scene take place?

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

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?

Essay Topic 2

Various crowd scenes exist throughout this play.

Part 1) Describe these crowd scenes.

Part 2) What is the purpose of these scenes?

Part 3) Are these crowd scenes effective ways to engage the audience and indirectly express details about the story? Why or why not?

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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