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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What has happened to the Shaper?
2. Red Horse says all what are monstrously evil?
3. Who are the two speakers of poetry in Chapter 8?
4. Who does Grendel ask Ork to tell him about?
5. Who is the young king?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Use what you know of Grendel's mother and her relationship to her son to speculate about what she will do when she discovers the harm done to her son.
Essay Topic 2
What has caused the people's faith to falter? Why do they continue to believe in their gods/statues? Is this a natural cycle for religion to take?
Essay Topic 3
Discuss the use of the word "theories" in the book. Grendel refers to theories, the dragon refers theories also. What theories do they propose? How are the dragon and Grendel theories themselves?
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