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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 do Padriac and Cormack do to make Sorcha's life easier?
2. How is Colum related to Sorcha?
3. Who is most interested in Eilis?
4. Who tells Sorcha about the person's disappearance shortly after Colum introduces the woman he plans to marry?
5. Why does Sorcha think her father chose the wrong woman to marry?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is a luath?
2. What strange things happen on the day of Colum's wedding?
3. What makes the shirts for her brothers so hard to weave ?
4. After the ceremony, what does Sorcha find in a cave?
5. What is Sorcha's first impression of her father's new wife?
6. What does Sorcha have difficulty doing after her attack?
7. How does Sorcha feel when her oldest brother gets engaged?
8. How does Sorcha describe Liam, Diarmid, and Cormack at the beginning of the book?
9. When will Sorcha be able to see her brothers after the spell is placed upon them?
10. What bad news does Liam hear about home?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
How does the attack endured by Sorcha affect her life?
Essay Topic 2
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 3
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?
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