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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. Who must be convinced before Sorcha will be sent away?
2. How does Sorcha get away from the banquet on Mid Summer?
3. What makes it hard for Sorcha to steer in the storm?
4. Who does Sorcha pray to for help during the fight in the forest?
5. Who is searching for the man who saves Sorcha from drowning?
Short Essay Questions
1. What good news does Red bring to Sorcha?
2. Why does Red say he wants to marry Sorcha?
3. Why does Sorcha not defend herself during the trial?
4. How does Sorcha meet Red?
5. How does Sorcha save Red from Redbeard's men?
6. How does Sorcha feel as she sees the preparations for Red's wedding?
7. What makes Sorcha so uncomfortable around Richard?
8. Why is Ben so hesitant to welcome Sorcha?
9. What leads to Sorcha's trial?
10. Why does Red place Sorcha under certain protections in his home?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
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 2
Sacrifice is a theme that is very prevalent in this book. Which characters are used the most to express this theme, and how did they allow sacrifice to change their lives?
Essay Topic 3
How does Lady Oonagh show her power, and how is her power overcome in the end?
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