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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. Why does Richard tell Sorcha some of his secrets?
2. What is the man who saves Sorcha from drowning known as in his homeland?
3. How does Margery treat Sorcha?
4. What does Richard think happened to Simon?
5. Why doesn't Richard like Sorcha?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why does Richard want to know more about Sorcha?
2. Why is Sorcha so afraid of being captured by Redbeard's men?
3. How does Sorcha save Red from Redbeard's men?
4. What leads to Sorcha's trial?
5. What happens when Sorcha tries on the dress Margery made for her?
6. What is the first word Sorcha vocalizes, and why?
7. What makes Sorcha so uncomfortable around Richard?
8. Why is Ben so hesitant to welcome Sorcha?
9. Why does Sorcha think Red is working so hard to protect her?
10. How does Sorcha feel as she sees the preparations for Red's wedding?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Where do the different brothers go at the end of the book, and what does this signify about them?
Essay Topic 2
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 3
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?
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