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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who says that she has always been critical of herself?
2. Maria tells Sharon that her role demands:
3. How is the stage set in Act II?
4. Who leaves the stage to find Sharon?
5. Who is Odysseus?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
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 2
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.
Essay Topic 3
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?
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