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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is the title of Act Three Scene Eight?
2. How is Mac executed?
3. Where does Mac go after the whorehouse?
4. Who offers to "settle the bill" when Macheath is taken away?
5. What does Macheath do to make Polly believe he loves Lucy more?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
How is the definition of "Art" a thematic point in the play The Threepenny Opera? Who describes his/her views on Art as a tool? What is it used as a tool for? How?
Essay Topic 2
Define the term Deus Ex Machina. Where does this theatrical device originate? How does it apply to The Threepenny Opera? Why do you think Brecht chooses to implement this?
Essay Topic 3
Describe the theme of The Threepenny Opera. How is this theme executed? How does the theme represent Brecht's sociopolitical views?
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