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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What happens to Jesus?
2. Where is Judas located?
3. How do the disciples appear at the thought of eating and drinking Jesus' body and blood?
4. What is lowered in front of Judas?
5. What does Judas still want to know?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Act 2, Scene 6 takes place in Herod's Casino and Dance Hall.
Part 1) Describe this setting. Why did the authors create this as the setting?
Part 2) How does this setting enhance Herod's character and personality?
Part 3) Compare this set to others. What is the significance of this?
Essay Topic 2
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?
Essay Topic 3
Jesus as human and lacking divinity has been one of the concepts of Jesus' life throughout history.
Part 1) Why is this a concept? How is it revealed in this story?
Part 2) What is Webber and Rice's take on the divinity of Jesus? How do you know this?
Part 3) What message do Webber and Rice send to the audience about Jesus? What is their purpose for creating this musical?
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