The Life of David Gale, Part 3

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3a.mp3

Vocabulary

  • leukemia

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  • Where do you think this scene takes place?

3b.mp3

Vocabulary

  • You shouldn't have any trouble with the vocabulary in this section.

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  • How did Gale react when he first heard that Constance was dying?
  • Why does he think she hadn't told him that she was sick?

3c.mp3

Vocabulary

  • Austin = a city in Texas
  • prosecutor
  • 'Big hat, no cattle' = This is an unusual way to say that somebody is not very good at their job or is not very smart. You'll probably never hear this again and it's not something you should say.
  • sanctioned
  • mitigating factor
  • pro bono
  • appeal

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  • How did Belyeu screw up Gale's case?

3d.mp3

Vocabulary

  • lobby
  • bullhorner = someone who uses a bullhorn to excite a crowd
  • zealot
  • riots
  • testify

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  • What was Dusty's job?
  • Why did he get fired?
  • What did Dusty testify about in Gale's trial?