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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. Where does the man who saves Sorcha from drowning get an injury that Sorcha must heal?
2. Why does Sorcha cry with Red?
3. Who fills the cave where Sorcha and the man who saved her from drowning hide?
4. What kind of animal does Sorcha see when Red takes her somewhere on the morning of his wedding?
5. Who saves Sorcha from Richard?
Short Essay Questions
1. What causes Sorcha to pass out during her trial?
2. What leads to Sorcha's trial?
3. Why does Sorcha not defend herself during the trial?
4. Why does Sorcha think Red is working so hard to protect her?
5. Why does Sorcha agree to marry Red?
6. What makes Sorcha so uncomfortable around Richard?
7. Why is Sorcha so afraid of being captured by Redbeard's men?
8. What is the first word Sorcha vocalizes, and why?
9. What good news does Red bring to Sorcha?
10. What makes Margery's delivery so difficult, and how does she get through it?
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
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 3
What does Red give Sorcha when he proposes, and how does this prove his love for her?
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