All-American Topics for Discussion

John R. Tunis
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1. What does Ronald Perry's decision to leave the academy reveal about him?

2. What are Perry's first impressions of Abraham Lincoln High School? How do they change during the time he is there?

3. Compare the headmaster of the academy with the principal of Abraham Lincoln High School. Who is the better educator?

4. Compare Perry's teammates at the high school with his former teammates at the academy. How do their attitudes toward football differ? Which team would you rather play for?

5. Why does Perry decide not to play in the Intersectional game? What kind of pressures are placed on him to change his mind? How does his father react to his decision?

6. How would you describe Perry's relationship with his parents?

7. What kind of town does Ronald Perry live in? How big is it? What does it look like? Is it a good place to live...

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