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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who is coming to dinner in Act 2, Scene 2?
2. Where is Act 3, Scene 3 set?
3. How does FDR respond to Mr. Lassiter's opposition to Al Smith?
4. Where is Act 2, Scene 2, set?
5. What state does the chairman of the convention represent?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1What elements of friendship and family are valued by the characters in the book? What value is placed on friendship and family relationships, and what appreciation do family members and close friends show for one another? How do the relationships among the characters affect FDR's recovery?
Essay Topic 2Discuss 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 3What 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?
This section contains 250 words
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