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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 Sharon about theatrics?
2. Who does Maria call Ari?
3. Who comes on stage after a long wait at the beginning of Act II?
4. What is Maria's response to Sharon's reappearance?
5. What does Maria say she is not when she sings?
Essay Topic 1
Sharon criticizes Maria for her poor teaching. Do you agree or disagree with her? Provide textual examples to support your opinion.
Essay Topic 2
Discuss the way in which the audience learns of Aristotle Onassis' reaction to the news that Maria is pregnant with his child. How does this point-of-view allow the audience to see Maria's changing emotions?
Essay Topic 3
Why does Maria criticize Sharon about her gown when she says everyone should have a special "look" so that the audience will remember you. Do you think Sharon fulfills this requirement but still gets criticized for it by Maria?
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