Music History 7
First, for question #1, part B: your examples DO NOT have to draw from class materials. You
may choose any video/TV show/film to discuss. Your examples shouldn't be anything
completely obscure, of course (if we are unable to find a copy of the media and can't verify your
answer, we won't be able to give you credit). You are welcome to use any of the examples
discussed in class, or something that you come up with on your own, however. Just make sure
that you clearly describe why you believe that your choices fit the question.
Second, for question #2, part B (list and discuss two reasons why filmmakers and film critics
have tended to describe film in Wagnerian terms): If it is easier for you, replace the term
"Wagnerian" with "operatic," and tell me why film critics and scholars have frequently compared
film with opera.
Third, for the purposes of these essays, you do not have to cite if you are paraphrasing lecture
notes. You MUST cite if you are paraphrasing or quoting readings or other materials, however.
Please answer the following questions, typing directly into this document in the spaces
Use the provided font, existing margins, and single-spacing.
Your answer to
each section of the question (a, b, etc.) should be a
maximum of 150 words
If your answer exceeds this limit, we’ll only read the first 150 words.
Your answers should be in prose.
Your answers will be graded on content, organization,
and writing style.
Please leave one blank line between each of your answers and the next question or
section of the question.
Note that the text on the following two pages
is not fixed
As you type your answers in, the questions below will shift downward.
delete the excess spaces when you’re done.
Each question (#1 and #2) should fit onto a
You may use your notes, your readings, and the films as resources.
You may not
collaborate with your classmates.
your finished document (
excluding this first page
) and bring it (plus a
#2 pencil) with you to your final exam on Tuesday, March 18.
You must turn it in as
you enter the lecture hall.
Late essay portions will not be accepted.