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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. After leaving Jones in a hurry for fear of being caught by Mwabao, where does Lanik head?
2. What does the lord in Britton reveal about Lanik's brother?
3. What is the name of the lord in Britton who wants to meet Lanik?
4. After Lanik feels the pain associated with killing his attacker, what does he realize about himself that he never believed before?
5. Who arrives in Gill before Lanik, and warns the people of Lanik's impending arrival?
Short Essay Questions
1. Although Ensel tries to show joy at the comforting environment of the forest, he cannot. Why?
2. How does Dinte die?
3. What does Lanik reveal to his father upon returning to the surface after his descent into the rock?
4. Who does Lanik realize is actually sitting on the throne in Mueller?
5. Lanik descends into the rock to better hear the voice, but when he returns to the surface, his father is afraid. Why?
6. Describe the land of Britton.
7. Describe the sound Lanik hears when he listens for the voice of the rock.
8. Why does Lanik return to Mueller?
9. Why is Lanik hesitant to tell the innkeeper in Jones his real name?
10. By going into quicktime, what does Lanik learn about the person who meets him on the beach near Anderson?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Compare and contrast the characteristics and roles of the Andersons and the Schwartzes in the story.
Essay Topic 2
Banishment to the planet Treason is a particularly severe punishment because Treason has no iron. Discuss the role of iron in the story. What is it used for? What is it traded for? How does iron drive the plot? Give examples to support your answer.
Essay Topic 3
Lanik visits a number of interesting and unique places as he travels throughout the lands. Pick any three places and describe each place in detail. Then, compare and contrast these three lands that you've chosen in terms of village layouts, talents, and skills acquired and used, and the characteristics of the inhabitants of each land.
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