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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 makes it hard for Sorcha to steer in the storm?
2. Who makes Sorcha a dress?
3. Which direction must Red travel to find Simon?
4. Why doesn't Richard like Sorcha?
5. How long does it take Sorcha to make the last shirt?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does Anne help Sorcha while she is being held in prison?
2. Why does Richard want to know more about Sorcha?
3. How does John die?
4. Why is Sorcha so afraid of being captured by Redbeard's men?
5. Why does Sorcha think Red is working so hard to protect her?
6. What causes Sorcha to pass out during her trial?
7. What is the first word Sorcha vocalizes, and why?
8. Why does Red place Sorcha under certain protections in his home?
9. How does Sorcha feel as she sees the preparations for Red's wedding?
10. Why does Sorcha agree to marry Red?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
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 2
What role does symbolism play in the story and where does it appear? How is the plot altered by the presence of these symbols?
Essay Topic 3
How is Sorcha almost killed, and what is proven about her during this harrowing experience?
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