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The Sportswriter Test | Final Test - Hard

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Final Test - Hard

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

Short Answer Questions

1. What has this investigation brought to Frank?

2. What does Walter attempt to give Frank in Chapter 8?

3. What subject does Walter bring up to Frank again when Frank returns from Detroit?

4. Where did Walter meet his male lover?

5. What does Frank believe he has finally found at the end of the story?

Essay Topics

X feels bad and goes to meet Frank at the police station. X agrees to go to Walter's apartment with Frank because she is supportive of Frank at this time and wants to show sympathy. How does the theme of sympathy get portrayed in how X treats Frank? Give details and examples from the story to support your answer.

Throughout "The Sportswriter," there are many friendships that are established. Pick one friendship that is established and explain what characteristics makes this friendship specifically between the two friends mentioned. Students can choose from Vicki and Frank, Selma and Frank, X's father-in-law and Frank, Walter and Frank or any pair of characters from the story.

Frank wants to be normal. He is jealous of those people he gets to know or sees that have a "normal" life. What does Frank consider to be normal? Name three people in the story that Frank believes have a normal life and give details of how Frank believes their life is normal.

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