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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Tristan feels as though he was emptied like a __________ when the phallus is removed from his body.
2. Who was the slave that was missed more than any other at the court, even though the slave has to be disciplined often?
3. The Captain realized that ___________ had been Tristan's lover when he was at the castle.
4. The Whipping Master calls out to Tristan to, "Snap those _________" as he is being punished.
5. Who is the runaway that Beauty tells Tristan about, though she seems to want to be captured in the same way?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
The objectification of the slaves in this book is difficult for some to read and to understand completely, as this is certainly not 'normal' by modern society's standards.
Part 1: Why do you think that the slaves are objectified during the course of their training and auctioning?
Part 2: What might happen if the slaves were allowed to feel like humans during their time as slaves?
Part 3: How does a person change when they are only judged by what they look like?
Essay Topic 2
In some cases, it seems the owners of the slaves begin to fall in love with their slaves.
Part 1: Why do you think the slave owners are able to fall in love with their slaves?
Part 2: Do you think that these feelings of love are genuine or just based on how they want to feel about their relationship to the slave?
Part 3: How do you think the slaves should feel about being loved by their Masters or Mistresses?
Essay Topic 3
The auctions have become a bit of public sport for the villagers, causing quite a stir when they occur each year.
Part 1: Why do you think the villagers enjoy the auctions so much?
Part 2: Do you think that the villagers should be allowed to attend the slave auctions?
Part 3: How do you think that slaves feel about having all of the villagers around to see them at the auctions?
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