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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. In what season does Mean Sumhraidh take place?
2. Where does Sorcha find an altar?
3. Where does Sorcha live in the forest?
4. For whom has the altar that Sorcha finds been built?
5. Who tells Sorcha about her new brother?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is starwort?
2. What bad news does Liam hear about home?
3. How does Sorcha feel when her oldest brother gets engaged?
4. What happens after the ceremony?
5. What counsel is Sorcha given after the ceremony?
6. When does Sorcha realize her mistake in not keeping her location more secret?
7. What do Sorcha's brothers do when they realize Sorchas has been attacked?
8. What is unique about Finbar?
9. What strange things happen on the day of Colum's wedding?
10. Who helps the prisoner, and why?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
How does Lady Oonagh show her power, and how is her power overcome in the end?
Essay Topic 2
What role does symbolism play in the story and where does it appear? How is the plot altered by the presence of these symbols?
Essay Topic 3
Betrayal is a theme introduced at the very beginning of this book. How does this constant stream of betrayal affect the outcome of the plot, and which characters are most affected by it?
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