Inside the Walls of Troy Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

Clemence McLaren
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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 the act of growing a beard signify in Greek culture?

2. Who exerts a power over the queen that cannot be stopped?

3. Who will come to negotiate the release of the Spartan queen?

4. Who refuses to listen to the visionary character?

5. Who encourages the young woman to marry the younger brother of the King of Greece?

Short Essay Questions

1. Describe the events that unfold at the dinner banquet.

2. In Part 1, Chapter 10, Helen meets Paris. Describe what she sees.

3. What happens during negotiations between the Greeks and the Trojans?

4. Why does Andromache appear hostile?

5. Despite his courtship efforts, what is Menelaus unaware of?

6. What is Odysseus' plan to choose a suitor?

7. What is Helen envious about?

8. What is the promise Paris says Aphrodite gave him?

9. What is the transformation that happens to Helen after she leaves home?

10. How does the public respond to the visionary character?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

The point of view in the story is generally that of Helen, Cassandra, or other women but sometimes shifts to other characters. Give an examples of where it shifts and how that affects the telling of the story.

Essay Topic 2

When Paris disappears from the battlefield during the dust storm, he explains that Aphrodite protected him. What other times has he told Helen that Aphrodite compelled him to do something? Explain in a few sentences.

Essay Topic 3

Helen initially is envious of her cousin Penelope's love for Odysseus. How does this influence her attraction to Paris?

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