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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Why did Astraea leave the earth?
2. What does Calepine find while wandering the woods?
3. Who is Calidore searching for?
4. Why does the poet decide to forswear earthly vanities?
5. Why is Arthur fighting at Belge's castle alone?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Who do you think should have won in the trial between Mutability and Nature? What are the differences between the two? Which one do you think is more powerful and why?
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
The laws of Chivalry were extremely important to some of the characters in this book--so much so that some were willing to die or kill in order to uphold those laws. Who were these characters willing to kill or die for the laws, and how did these laws effect these character's lives? What laws were broken, and how were they justified?
This section contains 326 words
(approx. 2 pages at 300 words per page)