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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. What does Voldemort send at Harry?
2. What did Snape call Harry's mother for which she never forgives him?
3. What does Harry tell Neville as Harry is walking away from Hogwarts?
4. Upon whom do all the professors gang up?
5. What have Ron and Hermione been doing as Harry is searching for the diadem?
Short Essay Questions
1. Describe the encounter with Crabbe, Goyle and Draco and the destruction of the diadem.
2. What does Harry learn about the diadem as others are fighting the Death Eaters at Hogwarts?
3. Sum up the status of Harry, Hermione and Ron nineteen years later.
4. What happens to Severius Snape.
5. What does Alberforth Dumbledore tell Harry, Hermione and Ron about his sister, Ariana?
6. Describe Harry's "death."
7. Where do Harry and Hermione decide to go and why?
8. Describe the encounter with Nagini.
9. What does Dumbledore tell Harry about Voldemort and Harry's connection?
10. How does Ron find Harry and Hermione?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
In the world of academe, fantasy is often considered an inferior form of the novel compared to "classic" literature. Discuss the following:
1. Why do you think fantasy might be considered second-rate compared to the classics?
2. Do you think fantasy has the same elements as the classics? Why or why not?
3. What are the purposes do you think for people reading "the classics?" What are the purposed for people reading fantasy? Is one purpose better than another? Explain your response.
4. Would you read fantasy even outside an educational setting? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 2
Whenever reading a science fiction or fantasy novel, one must become familiar with new terminology that explains concepts or technology that is not a part of the "real" world. In the case of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, much of the setting is familiar to the reader, though there are new ideas and terms to learn. Discuss the following:
1. Find five terms that are a part of Harry Potter's world that occur in the "real" world but are used differently in Potter's world. Define the words as used in in Harry Potter's world and compare those five words as to how they are currently used in the American English language.
2. There are ways of learning about a new world or time when reading a science fiction or fantasy novel. Discuss the ways you were able to understand the world of Harry Potter. Did you have to look up any words? What does it mean to learn a word through its context? Do you have to do that in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows? What word(s)?
4. Were there any words you never really understood from Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows and which ones are they?
Essay Topic 3
In Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, there are other sentient beings besides humans, though they seem to have a lesser status than humans. Discuss the following:
1. List and describe all the sentient and non-human beings.
2. Why do you think most of the the non-human and sentient beings are accorded lesser status? Is it fair? Are they inferior to human beings?
3. Are there any characters who seem to accord the non-human and sentient beings equal status with their own? Who? If not, why not?
4. Why do you think Rowlings creates a world where non-humans are of lesser status?
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