Sunrise at Campobello Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

Dore Schary
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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. How many children do the Roosevelts have?

2. When is Act 2, Scene 1 set?

3. In Act 1, Scene 1, which child is given a piggy-back ride up the stairs?

4. What does Missy read to Mr. Howe in Act 1, Scene 3?

5. According to FDR, what has given him strength through his illness?

Short Essay Questions

1. What opinion does FDR have of Al Smith?

2. How does the crowd react to FDR in Act 3, Scene 3?

3. What would Sara like to have FDR do in Act 1, Scene 2?

4. What purpose does FDR believe his infirmity serves?

5. What meaning does the poem "Invictus" have for FDR?

6. What is the significance of Sara's presence in Act 3, Scene 2?

7. How does Woodrow Wilson's letter affect FDR?

8. Why doesn't Sara like Mr. Howe?

9. What is Jimmy's role in Scene 3 of Act 3?

10. Why does FDR tell Missy to change his membership status at the Golf Club?

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

Describe Jimmy's relationship with his father. How does FDR's perception of Jimmy change throughout the years? What impact does Jimmy have on FDR's recovery and political pursuits?

Essay Topic 2

How are suspense and fear used to motivate characters and progress the action of the play? How is suspense built onstage by using offstage characters and information? How does suspense add interest to the play and help express the themes of the play?

Essay Topic 3

Explain why FDR feels lonely inside a house filled with people. How does loneliness affect FDR's mood and behavior? What factors or events provoke FDR to combat his loneliness? How does he reduce his feeling of loneliness and become more active in society?

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