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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who is Calidore searching for?
2. How does Calidore ignore the laws of Courtesy?
3. What is Marinell's mother?
4. Who injures Calepine?
5. Why does Dolon set a trap for Britomart?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
On his way home from completing his mission, Artegall meets two hags, Envy and Detraction. Talus tries to kill them, but Artegall stops him. Why were they allowed to live? What part do they play in society? Would you have killed them? Are they all bad? Are there things we would not have right now without them? What would change if they were not alive and well in society? What do we not have that we would if they had been vanquished?
Essay Topic 2
In The House of Pride, Spenser provides us with an extremely powerful symbolic procession of seven figures. Describe these in detail and discuss their symbolism.
Essay Topic 3
Spenser uses the names of his characters as a form of satire on society. He takes some of the key values, emotions, and components of our beings and personifies them in his book. Take five of these names and illustrate whether or not you agree with his stance on that character. Is the description accurate? What would you have changed?
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