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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 is Sorcha forbidden from practicing around her new mother?
2. Who is the first to keep the brothers from being upset with Sorcha when they see her after the spell?
3. How does Sorcha's new mother respond when she sees Sorcha and her brothers conducting a ceremony?
4. Who tells Sorcha about the person's disappearance shortly after Colum introduces the woman he plans to marry?
5. Where is Sorcha when she is attacked?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is starwort?
2. How does Sorcha feel when her oldest brother gets engaged?
3. What do Sorcha's brothers do when they realize Sorchas has been attacked?
4. What does the Lady of the Forest say to Sorcha after her attack?
5. What is a luath?
6. After the ceremony, what does Sorcha find in a cave?
7. When will Sorcha be able to see her brothers after the spell is placed upon them?
8. What does Sorcha say is the hardest part of their brothers' curse?
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
Overcoming prejudice was a very important theme in this book. Where does this theme appear, and how does Marillier present the theme in a dynamic way?
Essay Topic 2
Despair is a theme that is placed in a number of sensitive places in this plot. What are some of these places, and what role does despair play in this play? Are the characters able to overcome despair? If they do, how? If they do not, why not?
Essay Topic 3
What does Red give Sorcha when he proposes, and how does this prove his love for her?
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