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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who helps Catalin fight Cuchulain?
2. What do the doctors tell Cethern?
3. Dubthach plots to capture Cuchulain. What does Fergus do?
4. Who is killed by the bulls while they fight?
5. What problem does the death of Medb's daughter cause?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Explain what foreshadowing is and how it is used in The Cattle Raid of Cooley, citing three examples. Include in two of these examples how the paranormal is used: for example, prophets, witches, fairies, etc.
Essay Topic 2
The pairing of conflict and archetypes are almost always elements of heroic tales. Considering this,
(a) define conflict and cite three examples of conflict in the novel,
(b) define archetypes and cite three examples of archetypes in the novel, (c) explain how conflict is built into the structure of The Cattle-Raid of Cooley, and
(d) explain how archetypes are used in Man vs. Man conflicts.
Essay Topic 3
Compare and contrast the exposition and the resolution components in The Cattle Raid of Cooley, as they relate to the state of the kingdoms of Ireland and Ulster, citing specific examples from the book.
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