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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. What are Sorcha's brothers turned into?
2. Why is Sorcha's father often away from home?
3. Where is Sorcha when she is attacked?
4. To whom does Sorcha pray for help after something of hers is destroyed by her new mother?
5. What swells when Sorcha comes in contact with starwart?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is starwort?
2. What counsel is Sorcha given after the ceremony?
3. What does the Lady of the Forest say to Sorcha after her attack?
4. Who helps the prisoner, and why?
5. How does Sorcha feel when her oldest brother gets engaged?
6. What is unique about Finbar?
7. What does the ceremony held by Sorcha and her brothers involve?
8. When does Sorcha realize her mistake in not keeping her location more secret?
9. How does Sorcha describe Liam, Diarmid, and Cormack at the beginning of the book?
10. What is a luath?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Power and greed are two common themes in this book. Where do they appear, and how do they differ in their manifestations?
Essay Topic 2
This plot takes place in a few different settings. Describe some of these settings and how they affect the course of the plot. Why might Marillier have chosen these particular places for a specific plot point to take place?
Essay Topic 3
How does the attack endured by Sorcha affect her life?
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