Mid-Book Test (up to Canto XX)
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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
Directions: Answer the question with a short answer.
1. Who is Charon?
2. With what is the second chasm of the eighth circle covered?
3. What vestige from the Harrowing of Hell does Dante notice in Canto 12?
4. Why did Dante last enter the dread city?
5. According to Farinata in Canto 10, what do the dead have difficulty seeing?
Short Essay Questions
Directions: Answer the questions with a short paragraph.
1. Who is punished on the burning sands of Canto 14 and why?
2. Who is kept in the...
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