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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Tony tell Maria about his ambitions?
2. Why does Sharon say she did not return earlier?
3. Who has a beauty parlor appointment after the master class?
4. How does Maria respond to Manny's information about who left the flowers?
5. How is the stage set in Act II?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Describe Maria's interaction with the audience in the play. In what way does she criticize them? How does she talk with them casually about the students?
Essay Topic 2
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?
Essay Topic 3
In Act II, Maria says, "There is only discipline, technique and Mut." Discuss the examples that Maria gives from her own past that show her implementing these three things in her singing career.
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