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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 Ass and the Lap-dog" whom is the ass jealous of?
2. Who is Hybris?
3. In "The Wolf and the Lion" who eats the lamb after the wolf steals it?
4. In "The Two Carrying-pouches" who creates man?
5. In "The Wolf and the Ass" who reveals the wolf's truth?
Short Essay Questions
1. In "The Ass Pretending to Be Lame, and the Wolf" what does the ass do to the wolf?
2. In "The Injured Wolf and the Ewe" why does the ewe not help the injured wolf?
3. In "The Shepherd and the Sea" why does the shepherd decide to go trading?
4. What happens in "The Tortoise and the Hare"?
5. In "Winter and Spring" why does spring say that people hate winter?
6. In "The Wolf and the Lamb" how does the wolf try to trick the lamb?
7. In "The Shepherd and the Wolf Cubs" what is the mistake committed by the shepherd?
8. In "The Tortoise and the Eagle" how does the tortoise die?
9. In "The Miser" why does the miser cry out in despair?
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
How do the various elements of the fables teach us the morals and codes of conduct?
Essay Topic 2
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 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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