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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. For how long has Jesus tried to spread God's message?
2. What do the disciples, including Peter, do?
3. How do all of the disciples appear?
4. What does Judas begin to do?
5. As Jesus leaves, who gathers around him?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Judas cares only about himself.
Part 1) Why is he selfish? Is he only portrayed as being selfish? Why or why not?
Part 2) To what does this selfishness lead? Why?
Part 3) How can the audience relate to this character? How have the playwrights created this character's personality to be more easily understood by the audience?
Essay Topic 2
In Act 1, Scene 13, the council members and Judas are all in black.
Part 1) Why are they all in black? What does it symbolize? What does this reveal about Judas?
Part 2) What takes place in this scene? Could Judas' actions have been prevented? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 3
The lighting in Act 1, Scene 6, with the Council of Jewish Priests, is dark.
Part 1) Why is it dark? What does it symbolize?
Part 2) How does the lighting, set, and costuming enhance the story?
Part 3) Why do the writers choose this specific lighting, set, and costuming?
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