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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What appear on the stairs?
2. What does Annas not understand about Judas?
3. When does Jesus want the disciples to remember him?
4. How many more times is Peter accused?
5. What happens to Jesus?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
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 2
In Act 1, Scene 14, as Mary Magdalene is washing Jesus' feet, he is dressed all in white.
Part 1) Why does she wash his feet? What does this symbolize?
Part 2) What is symbolic about his white clothing?
Part 3) How has Jesus' clothing changed throughout the musical? Why? How is it related to the plot and changes in his character?
Essay Topic 3
There is conflict between Jesus and Judas.
Part 1) Describe this conflict? Why does it take place?
Part 2) What are your thoughts about this conflict? Explain.
Part 3) How does this conflict help the plot progress? Is this conflict necessary to this story? Why or why not?
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