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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Which character enters frantically in Act 3, Scene 2?
2. What is the gluteus maximus?
3. Which character shakes FDR's hand before leaving for the stage in Act 3, Scene 2?
4. What does Mr. Howe drink in Act 3, Scene 1?
5. Why must the speakers on the platform yell?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Discuss the relationship between the protagonist and antagonist of the play. How do they relate to and affect each other? What conflicts arise between the two? How are these issues resolved? Which "character" is more successful and why?
Essay Topic 2
Discuss the different conflicts evident in the play. What types of literary conflicts exist, and which characters or elements interact in these conflicts? What is the major conflict, and how is it resolved after the climax?
Essay Topic 3
Discuss how FDR's privileged upbringing may have affected the development of his character. What expectations does Sara have for her son, and why? What perceptions does FDR have of privilege before his illness and what factors influenced his views? How does FDR's illness affect his perception of privilege?
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