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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is Artegall's argument for the Giant trying to fairly distribute landmarks and wealth?
2. Who does Marinell's mother ask to help fight the cause of her son's depression?
3. What attacks Pastorella?
4. Who falls in love with Artegall while he is in captivity?
5. Why does Serena flee into the woods again?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Spenser blamed the degeneration of society on the tossing aside of certain values and wrote this book as a satire on this issue. What are some of the best examples from the book that display this point? Are they effective enough to leave an impression? Why or why not?
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
Florimell and Marinell both have very emotional and foolish ways of dealing with their grievous situations. Discuss their reactions to bad news and what they could have done differently? Is this a good match?
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