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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What do FDR and Mr. Howe disagree on in the beginning of Act 3, Scene 2?
2. Who is with FDR when he meets Mr. Lassiter?
3. What does the Roosevelt family plan to read after dinner in Act 2, Scene 2?
4. When is Act 2, Scene 2, set?
5. Which state yields to New York?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
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 2
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?
Essay Topic 3
Discuss the factors that motivate the characters in the play. How do these motivations develop and change through the course of the play? What lessons are learned by the characters as their motivations change?
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