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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who came to the door while F'lar was holding Lessa?
2. What did F'lar say would happen with Ramoth's clutch?
3. What conclusion do F'lar and Lessa come to?
4. What was found to be effective?
5. Who was the first casualty of the Threads?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
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?
Essay Topic 2
Discuss the elements in this story that make it a classic fantasy romance novel. What elements are action oriented? If you could put this book into a genre that would best describe it, what would that genre be?
Essay Topic 3
Compare and contrast Mardra with Lessa and Kylara. In what ways are the three similar and different? Who do you think is the best Weyrwoman and why?
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