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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who is the conductor of the symphony when Maria made her debut?
2. Who is Sharon Graham?
3. Who has a beauty parlor appointment after the master class?
4. What does Maria say a performance is?
5. Who uses the word folderol to describe the flowers?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Compare and contrast Tony and Sharon's musical performances. Which seems better and why?
Essay Topic 2
Discuss Maria's philosophy about having presence, a signature or a look. What criticism does she have of the other characters' lack of a look?' Can you tell what kind of presence she has? Provide a few examples to explain your viewpoint.
Essay Topic 3
Discuss Maria's marriage to Battista. Why does Maria tire of him once she has become famous and successful?
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