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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. In "The Pots" which two kinds of pots float in a river?
2. Why is the ass screaming in "The Ass, the Raven and the Wolf?
3. In "The Wild Boar and the Fox what is the wild boar doing?
4. In "The Traveler and Hermes" whom does the traveler meet?
5. In "The Begging Priests of Cybele" which animal's skin is used to make drums?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
How do the objects used in all the fables (for example, the caves, trees, statues, etc.) encourage credulity to the setting in the fables?
Essay Topic 2
Aesop's fables are as relevant today as they were centuries ago. Do you agree with this statement? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 3
How has the Fox been depicted in the fables? How do the Fox fables cast a true light on his character? Give examples.
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