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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does F'lar warn F'nor about?
2. Why were the five Weyr's empty?
3. What do both Lessa and F'lar know about the Records?
4. Why do they race for Nerat?
5. What had made Lessa hysterical?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
For each tradition F'lar broke, explain a possible reason why he did this. What does this say about his previous devotion to scripture and the traditions? Which do you think is more correct? Why?
Essay Topic 2
Compare and contrast this book to any other fantasy novel you may have read. How does it compare and how does it differ? Compare protagonists and antagonists. Which has the most seemingly insurmountable obstacles? Which was harder to predict?
Essay Topic 3
How has the decay of the Weyr presented the population of Pern with further problems that wouldn't have occurred if not for the flagrant disregard for the old traditions and ways? How does this mirror humanities decay? In what ways do you think that the Weyr provides the law to the people of Pern? What decides our laws?
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