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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What do Getafix and Asterix laugh about when the Romans leave them alone?
2. Where does Getafix go with soldiers in search of ingredients?
3. Who plots against Caesar?
4. When Crismus tries to test his new strength, what is he able to lift?
5. Without enough of the ingredient that is missing, what will happen?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Describe some of the settings for Asterix the Gaul. What is the overall setting? Be sure to include geography, time period, and any pertinent popular culture events. Why did the author choose to use these places in Asterix the Gaul?
Essay Topic 2
What are some instances of magic and the supernatural displayed throughout the novel? What is the significance of potions? Describe.
Essay Topic 3
Compare Asterix the Gaul with one or more of Goscinny's other books in the series. Which is, in your opinion, the best? Explain. Which did you like the least? Explain. What future scenarios might you want to see in upcoming books? Which characters would you like to see portrayed? Why?
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