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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 does Sorcha see when Red takes her somewhere on the morning of his wedding?
2. Who does Father Dominic work for?
3. Why does Ben dislike having Sorcha in the group?
4. Where does Red take Sorcha on the morning of his wedding?
5. How does the man who saves Sorcha from drowning know Simon?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does Sorcha feel as she sees the preparations for Red's wedding?
2. How does Anne help Sorcha while she is being held in prison?
3. Why does Red place Sorcha under certain protections in his home?
4. How does Sorcha meet Red?
5. Why does Richard want to know more about Sorcha?
6. Why does Sorcha think Red is working so hard to protect her?
7. Why is Ben so hesitant to welcome Sorcha?
8. How does Sorcha save Red from Redbeard's men?
9. What does Sorcha sacrifice when Margery gives birth?
10. Why is Sorcha so upset over John's death?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Power and greed are two common themes in this book. Where do they appear, and how do they differ in their manifestations?
Essay Topic 2
This plot takes place in a few different settings. Describe some of these settings and how they affect the course of the plot. Why might Marillier have chosen these particular places for a specific plot point to take place?
Essay Topic 3
Sorcha endures many different trials before the end of the book. What are some of these trials and what lessons does she learn through these experiences?
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