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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. How does FDR acknowledge the crowd in Act 3, Scene 3?
2. In Act 2, Scene 2, what does Mr. Howe read to FDR?
3. Which state is also known as the "Nutmeg State"?
4. What does Mr. Lassiter represent?
5. When is Act 3, Scene 2 set?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Discuss the progression of FDR's political ambitions throughout the play. How are his ambitions affected by his illness? How do relationships with other characters affect his political ambitions? Are FDR's political views easily swayed by the influences of external events?
Essay Topic 2
To what higher purpose does FDR feel he is called? What role does FDR's paralysis play in his decision to follow his new purpose in life? What skills or virtues has he learned that will prepare him for his new purpose? How does FDR's new purpose affect the other characters?
Essay Topic 3
What vulnerabilities does FDR demonstrate? How does FDR express the fears his vulnerabilities create? How do other characters attempt to protect FDR's vulnerabilities, and what effect do their actions have on his character?
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