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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 kind of animal did Cormack injure?
2. How does Sorcha feel around the woman her father plans to marry?
3. What does Simon do when someone comes to get Sorcha while Father Brien is gone?
4. How do Sorcha's brothers feel around the woman their father plans to marry?
5. How is Colum related to Sorcha?
Short Essay Questions
1. After the ceremony, what does Sorcha find in a cave?
2. What makes the shirts for her brothers so hard to weave ?
3. What do Sorcha's brothers do when they realize Sorchas has been attacked?
4. How does Finbar especially help Sorcha after her attack?
5. What does the ceremony held by Sorcha and her brothers involve?
6. How does Colum handle the death of his wife?
7. What does Sorcha have difficulty doing after her attack?
8. What is unique about Finbar?
9. Who does Sorcha rely heavily on in this book, and why?
10. What bad news does Liam hear about home?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
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 2
Sacrifice is a theme that is very prevalent in this book. Which characters are used the most to express this theme, and how did they allow sacrifice to change their lives?
Essay Topic 3
The characters in this book all have their own goals and motivations. Select four characters and write each character's main motivation throughout the book and how their goals affected the characters around them.
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