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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who is Angada's father in Ravana?
2. Who throws herself into a fire to cleanse herself of Ravana's touch?
3. What does the name Ravana translate to in English?
4. Kannagi would have redemption in how many days, according to the gods in The Mispaired Anklet?
5. Which of Ravana's sons does he send to attack a giant monkey?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Ravana hear of Rama throughout the city? What is his impression?
2. What is Sita's reaction to Ravana once she has been kidnapped?
3. What does Vibhishana suggest Ravana do rather than fight?
4. Why is Asvapati praying in the beginning of Savitri? To whom does he pray?
5. Why do Ravana and his brothers go into seclusion? What does Ravana gain?
6. Where does King Nala find himself after Damayanti's Swayamwara is announced?
7. Who is Savitri's father with when she announces who she chooses for a husband? What is his reply?
8. Who named Ravana? Describe his family.
9. Describe the figure of Valmiki. What great work did he compose?
10. Who does Damayanti encounter in Chedi? What does she do at that point?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Discuss the symbolism, themes, metaphors, and simile in Viswamitra. How does "man's ego" relate to the story's moral and themes?
Essay Topic 2
Discuss, analyze and compare Chudala and Sikhi-Dhvaja. How are the husband and wife different in this story? What similarities do they share?
Essay Topic 3
Describe and discuss King Lavana. Where is Lavana ruler? How is he thought of by his subjects? What magician visits him?
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