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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 season is it when Sorcha wants to go to the river alone while in Briton?
2. What did John make Sorcha promise before he died?
3. Where does the man who saves Sorcha from drowning get an injury that Sorcha must heal?
4. What is Sorcha made to promise after she is rescued from Richard?
5. Why did Richard try to get rid of Simon?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why does Red say he wants to marry Sorcha?
2. How does Anne help Sorcha while she is being held in prison?
3. How does Sorcha save Red from Redbeard's men?
4. How does John die?
5. How does Sorcha meet Red?
6. Why is it so hard for Red to learn anything about Sorcha?
7. What does Sorcha sacrifice when Margery gives birth?
8. Why is Ben so hesitant to welcome Sorcha?
9. What happens when Sorcha tries on the dress Margery made for her?
10. What makes Sorcha so uncomfortable around Richard?
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
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
Choosing sides is one of the book's themes.. List some passages in which this theme appears and discuss how the theme affects the characters involved?
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