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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
1. Who is the first person killed on the night of the escape?
2. Which recurring theme ends in this story when Peter and Thomas reunite?
3. What action do the rescuers take in preparation for helping Peter?
4. Which king's daughter becomes queen?
5. Which of the following themes is revealed in these chapters?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does the reader learn about Peyna from Dennis' visit to Peyna's house?
2. What leads Dennis to find the note Peter threw?
3. Why does Flagg not take any action when he gets to Peter's room and finds that Peter is gone?
4. What does Peter find as he is trying to hide his rope, and why is it significant?
5. What happens to the Lesser Warder?
6. How does The Eyes of the Dragon end, and why is this significant?
7. Which of the many themes in this story is revealed by Thomas' actions?
8. Why is it important to the story that there is no snow on the courtyard below where Peter is imprisoned?
9. Dennis sends Peter a note and asks for a response. Since Peter has no paper and nothing to write with, how does he respond to Dennis' request?
10. How do Ben and Naomi begin to figure out how Dennis got into the castle?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
It took Peter at least five years to fashion the rope he used to escape. What does his patience and determination tell you about Peter? Do you think he could have considered other means of escape? If so, what? Support your answers with examples from the story.
Essay Topic 2
Write a brief essay in which you discuss the ending of The Eyes of the Dragon. Tell whether you think it was an effective ending, a predictable ending, or a believable ending. Could the story have ended differently given all the foreshadowing throughout the story? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 3
How does the author make use of the supernatural in The Eyes of the Dragon? Does it make the story more or less believable?
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