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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. In "The Castaway and the Sea" whom is the castaway baling for his misfortune?
2. Who is Piraeus?
3. In "The Young Wastrel and the Swallow" what does the man lose?
4. In "The Bald Horseman" why do people laugh at the bald man?
5. What happens to the passengers aboard a ship in "The Sea Voyagers"?
Essay Topic 1
Many animals do the talking in the fables. Do you see any reason for that? What is the reason behind animals taking on human characteristics 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
The Greeks were obsessed with beauty and intelligence among many other things. Do you see any fables depicting this? Which ones?
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