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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What did Tanis wear of Laurana's?
2. What were the houses and shops carved from?
3. What did Laurana say to Tanis?
4. What is Verminaard's dragons' name?
5. Which person is suspected of being a traitor?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Discuss the epic nature of this story. What makes it an epic and what characteristics are distinctly epic in nature? Was this the intent of the author? Why or why not? Offer proof from the story.
Essay Topic 2
Discuss Tika's reputation at the bar, and what is insinuated by the way the characters see her? What is the truth behind the rumors? How was it likely that she gained such a reputation, and how might she clear it up?
Essay Topic 3
Discuss Tanis' origins in the novel. How did he come about in an unconventional manner, and how did it affect the relationship with the people he was raised with? In what regard does this put an interesting dynamic on Laurana and Tanis' relationship? Explain.
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