All-American Essay & Project Ideas

John R. Tunis
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1. Trace the transformation and growth of Ronald Perry through the key events of All-American.

2. Discuss the differences in attitudes toward education between the prep school and Abraham Lincoln High School.

3. Examine and evaluate the attitude of the people in town toward sports.

4. What is Tunis's conception of an ideal society? How close does the town come to this? What are its major weaknesses?

5. Is Perry's interest in Sandra Fuller convincing? Is their relationship realistic? Does the time period in which the book was written influence Tunis's approach to the issue of romance?

6. What does Tunis find valuable in athletic competition? What criticism does he have concerning organized athletics?

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