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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Why does Judas say it is not his fault?
2. Where is Judas located?
3. Where do three female dancers take Jesus?
4. Of what does a woman poised next to a fire accuse Peter?
5. What is not clear about the council and their relationship with Jesus?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
The story ends with Jesus' burial.
Part 1) Why does the story end here? How have the events leading to the end of Jesus' life been altered?
Part 2) Are the alterations necessary? Do they improve the story or the understanding of the story? Why or why not?
Part 3) What message is the audience left with at the end of this musical? Why?
Essay Topic 2
Jesus becomes upset with his disciples.
Part 1) Why does he become upset with them? Does he have good reasons to be upset with them?
Part 2) Do you believe God is upset with Jesus disciples? Why or why not?
Part 3) What effect does Jesus' anger have on them? How do Jesus' emotions aid the audience in relating to him?
Essay Topic 3
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?
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