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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 gives Sorcha a new name?
2. Where does Red think Simon might be?
3. What did John make Sorcha promise before he died?
4. Why does Sorcha do what she does when a man tries to save her from drowning?
5. How is Sorcha to be punished for her supposed crimes?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why is Sorcha so afraid of being captured by Redbeard's men?
2. Why does Red say he wants to marry Sorcha?
3. How does Anne help Sorcha while she is being held in prison?
4. Why does Sorcha not defend herself during the trial?
5. Why does Richard want to know more about Sorcha?
6. Why is it so hard for Red to learn anything about Sorcha?
7. Why is Ben so hesitant to welcome Sorcha?
8. Why does Sorcha agree to marry Red?
9. How does Sorcha feel as she sees the preparations for Red's wedding?
10. How does Sorcha save Red from Redbeard's men?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
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?
Essay Topic 2
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.
Essay Topic 3
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?
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