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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Cethern have on his stomach to keep his organs inside?
2. Fergus approaches Cuchulain without a sword. Why?
3. What does Ferdiad say he will do if he kills Cuchulain?
4. Why is Cuchulain so angry he tears Mann to pieces?
5. What is Iliach's reaction to the Irish scorn?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
The tragic flaw is used in literary works to show the weakness of humans and how it influences the outcomes of many situations. Write a short essay wherein you list what you consider five fatal flaws and how they can have a serious influence on people's lives. Choose one of these fatal flaws and apply it to a character in The Cattle Raid at Cooley and show how it influences the outcome of the story.
Essay Topic 2
Choose four short examples of dialogue that appear in The Cattle Raid at Cooley and describe it in the context of (1) mood; (b) characterization; and (c) conflict. Make sure you identify each of the characters in the dialogue, the situation, and the chapter title.
Essay Topic 3
Explain what is meant by "plot structure". Explain the following elements in two or three sentences each, of plot structure as they apply to The Cattle Raid of Cooley:
b. Rising Action
d. Falling Action
e. Resolution (or denouement).
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