Write thorough, clear answers to the following questions. Your answers must be based on this week’s reading assignment. Some of these questions have multiple parts and require multi-part answers. If you quote directly from the reading, be sure to show that by usingquotation marks. If you donâ€™t use quotation marks when taking text from another source, you have committed plagiarism and will fail the assignment. Only use direct quotations whennecessary: I want to see you using your own words. Get your information from this weekâ€™s assigned reading, NOT from outside Googling.
â€¢ How have some scholars mentioned by Straus related the Heiligenstadt Testament , which you read last week, to the Eroica ?
â€¢ What is significant about the new way that disability was understood in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries (Beethovenâ€™s lifetime)? How do the Heiligenstadt Testament and the Eroica represent this new way of thinking about disability? Be sure to offer detailed and specific information about each work in your answer.
â€¢ How is the treatment of disability in the Eighth Symphony (4 th mvt .) similar to that in theEroica (1 st mvt .)? More significantly, how i s it different ? As part of your answer, explain the stereotypes of disabled people that the two symphonies can be seen as enacting.