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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 tell about her visit with the Lady of the Forest?
2. What do Diarmid and Liam do for Sorcha to make her life easier?
3. Who has Father Brien been caring for?
4. What is Colum's occupation?
5. Who disappears shortly after Colum introduces the woman he plans to marry?
Short Essay Questions
1. When will Sorcha be able to see her brothers after the spell is placed upon them?
2. What shows that Simon has begun to trust Sorcha?
3. What does Sorcha say is the hardest part of their brothers' curse?
4. What is a luath?
5. How does Sorcha feel when her oldest brother gets engaged?
6. Who does Sorcha rely heavily on in this book, and why?
7. What causes Sorcha and her brothers to do a ceremony?
8. After the ceremony, what does Sorcha find in a cave?
9. What does Sorcha have difficulty doing after her attack?
10. Who helps the prisoner, and why?
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
John is a minor character whose presence made a big difference in the plot. How did the author accomplish using a minor character so effectively? What are some ways that his presence, however brief, altered the outcome of the plot? What would have happened differently if John had not been in the book at all?
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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