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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is Eleanor doing at the beginning of Act 3, Scene 2?
2. What does Mr. Lassiter represent?
3. When is Act 3, Scene 2 set?
4. When is Act 3, Scene 3 set?
5. How does FDR acknowledge the crowd in Act 3, Scene 3?
Write an essay for ONE of the following 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 does FDR demonstrate his determination and resourcefulness in the play? Compare FDR's need for determination and resourcefulness both before and after his illness. How does polio strengthen FDR? What effect could his determination and resourcefulness have on his ability to lead others?
Essay Topic 3
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?
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