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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What aria does the audience hear Maria singing in Act II?
2. Who says that art is domination?
3. What happens with the house lights at the beginning of Act II?
4. Who is the conductor of the symphony when Maria made her debut?
5. Why does Sharon say she did not return earlier?
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 marriage to Battista. Why does Maria tire of him once she has become famous and successful?
Essay Topic 3
Sharon criticizes Maria for her poor teaching. Do you agree or disagree with her? Provide textual examples to support your opinion.
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