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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. Who does Sorcha think is responsible for what happened to Eilis on Colum's wedding day?
2. What does Sorcha do at times to distract Simon?
3. What are the worst wounds for Simon to handle?
4. Where does Father Brien go to get supplies?
5. What kind of pursuits is Sorcha told to study around her new mother?
Short Essay Questions
1. After the ceremony, what does Sorcha find in a cave?
2. What happens after the ceremony?
3. When does Sorcha realize her mistake in not keeping her location more secret?
4. What strange things happen on the day of Colum's wedding?
5. Who does Sorcha rely heavily on in this book, and why?
6. What is a luath?
7. What is starwort?
8. What does the ceremony held by Sorcha and her brothers involve?
9. What bad news does Liam hear about home?
10. What is unique about Finbar?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Choosing sides is one of the book's themes.. List some passages in which this theme appears and discuss how the theme affects the characters involved?
Essay Topic 2
What are some of the key examples of gratitude in this book, and how do the instances of gratitude affect the characters involved in those scenes?
Essay Topic 3
What role does symbolism play in the story and where does it appear? How is the plot altered by the presence of these symbols?
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