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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is one of FDR's favorite poems?
2. What is Eleanor doing at the beginning of Act 3, Scene 2?
3. Where is Act 2, Scene 2, set?
4. In Act 3, Scene 1, what does FDR decide to do about his Golf Club membership?
5. In Act 3, Scene 3, what has accumulated for the other delegates?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Discuss the use of poetic imagery in the poem "Invictus." Which forms of poetic imagery are used in the poem, and what senses do the words evoke? Since "Invictus" is FDR's favorite poem, what does its imagery reveal about FDR's perception of himself? What personal philosophy or belief could "Invictus" represent for FDR?
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 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?
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