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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Battista plead for from Maria?
2. Who says Sharon is too sensitive for such a tough business?
3. Who says that art is domination?
4. What is Lady Macbeth's expression as stated in the entrance scene directions?
5. Who does Maria tell she has courage because she came back to the master class?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
In what ways does Maria Callas seem unsuited to teach a master class? In what ways does she bring out the best in the students? Explain your viewpoint using textual examples.
Essay Topic 2
Discuss the setting of this play and identify the props used. How do the props help reveal Maria Callas' character?
Essay Topic 3
Maria says she will feel repaid if her students sing properly and honestly. Discuss how she has tried to teach that lesson to Sophie, Tony, and Sharon. Was she successful? Why or why not?
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