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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Maria tell the audience after Sharon has left the stage?
2. Who has a BA in music from USC?
3. Maria tells Sharon that her role demands:
4. What year did Maria make her debut?
5. Where does the setting take place for Scene Two of Lady Macbeth's entrance scene?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Discuss how Maria's memories give background to help us understand her life and career. Which memory do you find most helpful in understanding Maria?
Essay Topic 2
Describe the character of Manny. Besides playing the piano, what other functions does he serve in the play? Use one or two textual examples to explain his significance.
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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