The Faerie Queene Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

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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. What unlikely protector does Una find?

2. Why is Sir Scudamore so unhappy when Britomart finds him?

3. Why is Furor beating the young man?

4. What causes Malecasta to faint?

5. Why was Florimell seen fleeing through the woods?

Short Essay Questions

1. Explain the circumstances that made Timias retreat to a life in the woods.

2. Why is Calidore distracted from his quest to kill The Blatant Beast?

3. What are Mutability's reasons for wanting the title of control?

4. What does Arthur make Turpine promise to do in order to keep his life? Why do you think he does this?

5. What does Calepine think determines a man's destiny?

6. What happens to The Red Cross Knight at The House of Holiness?

7. Explain the sad story of Phedon.

8. What does the Witch do to pacify her son's rejection?

9. How is Tristram validated for killing a knight above his status?

10. How does Souldon die?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Write a detailed character sketch of your favorite character. Why is this character your favorite? What were their strengths? What were their weaknesses? Did you agree with their decisions or ideas? Why or why not?

Essay Topic 2

The Red Cross Knight is a valiant, but flawed, hero who gets all of his faults washed clean and reversed during his stay at the House of Holiness. List some or all of the things that were done during this experience and write about your feelings on this. Could this really have turned the tides on such a naive and foolish character?

Essay Topic 3

Braggadochio is a very foolish and pompous character in this book. What is his real weakness? Where is it illustrated best? How does his folly change the way the plot goes?

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