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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What vehicle takes Brynhild to Hell?
2. How long did Gudrun stay at Half's Hall?
3. Who will avenge Baldr?
4. On whom does Hyndla cast favor?
5. What is Atli's payment for his misdeeds?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1Odin often visited a Seeress for news of the underworld, the future, and the fate of all gods. Write an essay covering Odin's unquenchable thirst for knowledge or how the knowledge of the underworld was kept from someone as powerful as Odin.
Essay Topic 2There were many important groups of people referred to in the Eddas. They include the gods, Norns, Niflungs, and so forth. Which was most important group? List the groups of people mentioned in the Eddas, put them into order of importance, and list the reasons why each group is important and/or powerful.
Essay Topic 3Many battles ensued due to the killing of one's family members. This is especially true in the case of Gudrun. Examine the life of Gudrun, her losses and vengeance regarding the murder of various family members.
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