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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who does Mutability battle and debate with?
2. What are the names of the three figures who attacked Timias?
3. What is Geryoneo doing that has caused Belge to come to Mercilla for aid?
4. What two things does Calpine leave behind once again?
5. Who is being wed in the very unique wedding while Florimell is locked up?
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
Love is an ongoing theme in this book as Spenser juxtaposes a number of different couples throughout the plot. Explore the best and the worst of these relationships. What makes the best one good and the worst one bad? Are they realistic at all?
Essay Topic 3
Spenser plays on the stereotypical gender roles quite a bit in this book. Many of his characters step over that gender role line. What are the most important crossovers and how do they effect the outcome of the book? Are there people in our society today doing the same thing?
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