Favorite Folktales from Around the World Test | Lesson Plans Final Test - Hard

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Final Test - Hard

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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. Where do the husband and wife move to in "The Dream House"?

2. What does Anansi want to gather up in "Getting Common Sense"?

3. In "Sister Alionushka, Brother Ivanushka," the brother turns into _____________.

4. What does the magician try to create in "The Well-Baked Man"?

5. What does the lawyer put in his pocket at the end of "The Lawyer and the Devil"?

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

What is the history of folktales and the oral tradition? Describe why folktales from different countries are sometimes similar. Provide examples from this book.

Essay Topic 2

Compare and contrast the treatment of women in "Mr. Fox" and another tale of your choosing. Explain how the portrayal of women in that specific tale reflects the culture of the society it came from.

Essay Topic 3

Explain the reasoning for Yolen's choice to organize her book. What is the structural benefit of the organization? Is it cohesive?

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