The Agony and the Ecstasy Test | Lesson Plans Final Test - Hard

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Final Test - Hard

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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. What distresses Michelangelo about many of his commissions?

2. How does Buonarroto's wife cause problems for Michelangelo?

3. Who causes Michelangelo problems over his plans for Julius II's tomb?

4. What does the news of the death of the Pope bring?

5. What work of da Vinci's does Giuliano want to show Michelangelo?

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

Write an essay on education by observing. Using Michelangelo's impact on the painter, Rafael, and his own watching outside the Sculpture Garden, discuss in your essay how watching a master work is a kind of education in itself.

Essay Topic 2

Write an essay on competition. Refer to Michelangelo's securing the commission to paint the second wall next to da Vinci as a good example of competition. Discuss in your essay how healthy competition brings about greater achievements.

Essay Topic 3

Write an essay about Michelangelo's idea that the human form should be painted as God made it. How do you feel about his Sistine Chapel paintings or his statue of David?

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