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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 Father Laurence?
2. What color is Duncan's attire for the wedding?
3. Where does Father Bertan go in the middle of the night on Madelyne and Duncan's wedding night?
4. Why does Duncan have Madelyne write a petition to request the replacement of Father Laurence?
5. Why does Madelyne object when Duncan refers to Madelyne's hair as red?
Short Essay Questions
1. In Chapter 22, Duncan gives Madelyn a recitation of many things that Madelyne does since he proves she is courageous. What are three of the four reasons that Duncan provides to Madelyne to prove to her that she is courageous?
2. What changes does Madelyne make to the hall without permission from Duncan after she and Duncan are wed?
3. How does the fact that Father Laurence is an impostor affect Duncan and Madelyne?
4. Why is Madelyne worried about Gerald's visit?
5. In Chapter 22, why does Madelyne want to delay her marriage to Duncan?
6. Madelyne prepares for Gerald's visit by performing what preparations to her appearance and dress?
7. After dinner and Madelyne's singing, what alliances do Duncan and Edmond discuss with regard to Louddon?
8. Why does Madelyne suspect that Duncan is sent to the country for a month to cool off?
9. When Louddon testifies in front of the king, what does he say and do?
10. Who is Rachel and what is the truth of Rachel's relationship with her husband and with Louddon that is overheard by Madelyne in London?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
What does the author tell us about Morcar? What is his effect on the other characters in the novel, especially Adela, Madelyne, Duncan and Gerald? What does Duncan learn from Gerald's fight with Morcar on the battlefield? Why is Morcar in the novel? What part does he play in the romantic relationships in the novel, and in particular, the relationship between Madelyne and Duncan? What, if anything, does the author tell the reader about the consequences of evil deeds? Pick three ways that the author uses the character of Morcar to advance some aspect of the story. Provide examples from the novel to support your argument.
Essay Topic 2
Duncan informs Adela that she is to allow Gerald to kiss her. How does the author use the relationships between Gerald and Adela and Madelyne and Duncan to explore the theme that the power of love conquers all? Compare and contrast these two romantic relationships and provide examples from the novel to support your argument.
Essay Topic 3
Madelyne shows, by her words and behavior from the outset of the novel, that she does not consider herself important or valued. Write an essay that provides examples from the novel to prove that Madelyne does not value herself and then describe how this affects the other characters in the novel. Do any of the characters in the book have conscious knowledge that she does not value herself or does this behavior simply confuse the other characters? Provide examples from the book.
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