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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. Which bird is associated with the following symbolic qualities: Cheerfulness, Sublimation, inner journey, linked to the moon?
2. The presence of a ____________ reflects a time to renew a person's vitality and reflects lessons in developing and accepting a new sense of his own true self importance.
3. The masked _______ is a prevalent symbol associated with Shamanism, according to the findings of the author.
4. The more a person is able to align with the totem and to create his own __________, the easier it will be to understand what it is saying.
5. __________ is essential in activating the energy of the feather, whether to help in attunement or for healing purposes.
Short Essay Questions
1. What is the reason for finding a bunch of feathers all at once, as the author explains to the reader?
2. Why does the location of the animal in the world matter to the interpretation of the totem animal?
3. What are the exercises in the book supposed to help a reader do in his own life?
4. Why are feathers important fetishes for people to work with in relation to magic and personal power?
5. Give some examples in which attributes of an animal might be given to a human via description.
6. Is it necessary to have a strong reason for looking up an animal within this book?
7. In the ancient history of the Native American tribes, what was the relationship between animals and people?
8. What are the prayer sticks to which the author refers in this particular section of the book?
9. What is the main concern with the idea of the faerie realm, according to the author, which is why he brings it up?
10. What makes the totem relationship different from other relationships to animals in one's life?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
The author introduces the idea that the Creator put animals on the earth in order to teach and guide human beings.
Part 1: Do you agree that animals are here to teach and to guide human beings?
Part 2: Why do you think the author feels that animals are the messengers from a divine being?
Part 3: How do you think your life might change if you absolutely knew for certain that animals were created to bring messages to humans?
Essay Topic 2
Andrews brings up the issue of the fairies and whether they are actual creatures - though no conclusion is reached.
Part 1: Why do you think the idea of fairies is such a contentious issue?
Part 2: Do you think that fairies exist? Is there any proof in either direction?
Part 3: What might be the purpose of fairies if they do exist in the world?
Essay Topic 3
The cycle of power is a descriptor that is used for many of the animals, calling attention to when they are most active in the world.
Part 1: Why do you think some animals are only active during certain parts of the year?
Part 2: Do you think that it's a good idea to pay attention to the cycles of the seasons in the year?
Part 3: How do you feel the seasons affect you emotionally and physically?
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