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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. In "The Parrot and the House-ferret" which bird does the man buy?
2. In "The Travelers and the Ax" what do the two travelers find?
3. In "The Archer and the Lion" which is the animal that does not flee?
4. In "The Diviner" what happens to the diviner's house?
5. In "The Mole and His Mother" what does the mole tell his mother?
Short Essay Questions
1. In "The Thirsty Pigeon" how does the pigeon break her wings?
2. In "The Wolf and the Shepherd" what mistake does the shepherd commit?
3. In "The Trodden-on Snake and Zeus" what does Zeus tell the snake?
4. In "The Shepherd and the Sea" why does the shepherd decide to go trading?
5. What happens in "The Tortoise and the Hare"?
6. In "The Injured Wolf and the Ewe" why does the ewe not help the injured wolf?
7. In "The Lion and the Bull" what does the bull realize about the dinner at the lion's?
8. In "The Mouse and the Frog" how do the mouse and frog both die?
9. In "The Wolf Proud of His Shadow, and the Lion" why is the wolf killed?
10. In "The Monkey and the Camel" why is the camel driven away?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
What is the writing style of Aesop? Are there any use of puns, alliterations, or other literary devices?
Essay Topic 2
Through Aesop's fables can it be said that Man and animal can co-exist peacefully? Yes or no? Give examples.
Essay Topic 3
How do you think animals play an important role in Aesop's fables in terms of themes, writing styles, settings, etc.?
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