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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who had brought the Holy Grail to England?
2. Who originally drank from the Holy Grail?
3. Whom does Arthur send to give the mysterious knight the tournament prize in "Lancelot and Elaine"?
4. How many knights accompany Ettarre everywhere she goes?
5. Where do Lancelot and his companion stay for the night in "Lancelot and Elaine"?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Discuss the theme of "social standing" and "lineage" in "Idylls of the King." Who in the stories represents the theme? How?
Essay Topic 2
Compare and contrast the characters of Arthur and Lancelot in "Idylls of the King." How are these men similar? How are they different?
Essay Topic 3
Discuss the different themes in "The Holy Grail." This is perhaps the most symbolic story of the book. What symbolism is used? What imagery? How do these tie into the major themes?
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