(7 Questions at 10 points each)
Midterm Study Guide
Here is a list of people, texts, innovations, historical events, laws, and
movements you should be familiar with. Some are things we have only
covered in class, others are things you have re
Final Exam Study Guide
(5 Questions at 10 points each)
Here is a list of people, texts, innovations, historical events, laws, and movements you should be
familiar with. On the exam you will be given eight of these terms, you will write on sev
Reading Prompt 2
1. Using specific examples and details from the radio report called Not Our Town,
indicate how the musical discussed could be categorized as each of the following terms.
Howard Shalwitz wrote in his article 7 Reasons Why Theater Ma
Reading Prompt #2
The Melting Pot, Acts 1 & 2
1. Using details from Acts 1 and 2, describe Davids idea of the cauldron.
I am unsure if this is meant, but I believe that David describes his vision most clearly on
page 34, when he says: No, uncle, the real
Raisin in the Sun, Acts 2 & 3
1. In your own words, what is Asagais opinion regarding violence and revolution? Evaluate his
position: do you agree or disagree with him?
That violence and revolution is just one way people get rid of ruler, who do no
Reading Prompt #14
Into the Woods, Act 2
1. In musical theatre, a reprise is a repetition of an earlier song, usually with changed lyrics, a
change in the person singing the song, or both, to indicate development through the story of
the play. Indicate tw
RP #14 South Pacific and Middlebrow Anxiety
1. What does the musical South Pacific express about race? Use details from the music and article to
support your answer.
I think that the play wants to show that racism is not innate it happens through nurture!
Perkins, Aftermath, and Sunday Morning
1. Reflecting on the Perkins article, why do you think representations of lynching within
African American arts were still prevalent even after lynching began to decrease?
I think it shows that art can be a way
Reading Prompt #1
1. What did you learn about the history of theatre from this play? What did you learn about the
practice of theatre from this play?
That it orgins from Greek. Playwright mentions that Dionysus is the God of harvest, wine
Pasadena Drama League
1. What was the historical context for the plays that were performed? What was happening in
society that would be important to know?
In the California state legislature and Supreme Court people tried to limit the access of Asia
Reading Prompt #3
The Melting Pot, Acts 3 & 4
1. How did the religion of David and Vera compare to the religion of their parents, uncles,
Both David and Vera, take their religion less seriously and do not despise other religions.
1. Based on your reading of Criteria of Negro Art, what do you believe is DuBoiss main
argument (his thesis)? How does he develop that argument (what evidence does he use)?
How does his argument address issues like Beauty and Propaganda?