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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 victorious at the second day of the tournament?
2. What does the Disinherited Knight accept as a reward after the tournament?
3. What is the name of Cedric's ward?
4. What song does Friar Tuck sing?
5. Who does Prince John promise Lady Rowena to?
Short Essay Questions
1. When Bois-Guilbert boasts of the Knights Templar's superiority, what does the Palmer talk about?
2. What does Bois-Guilbert claim was his plan to save Rebecca? What ruins his plan?
3. Who do the horsemen encounter at the Sunken Cross?
4. What does Ivanhoe learn from the Earl of Essex in Chapter 44?
5. Who wins the archery contest in Chapter 13? What position does Prince John offer the winner?
6. Who fights as Rebecca's champion in Chapter 43?
7. What sparks Front-de-Boeuf's momentary sympathy for Isaac in Chapter 22?
8. Who attacks the Saxons in the forest? Who intends to come to the aid of the Saxons?
9. How do the Black Knight and Friar Tuck make merry over their feast?
10. Where are Cedric and Athelstane imprisoned in Torquilstone? What do they think about while being held captive in Chapter 21?
Essay Topic 1
Analyze and interpret the protagonist of the novel, Ivanhoe. What are his defining character traits? What are his motives and how does he go about achieving his goals? Why is he fighting with his father? Why might Scott have chosen to have the protagonist of the novel be injured throughout much of the novel?
Essay Topic 2
Analyze and interpret the antagonist(s) of the story. Who are they? Who is the central antagonist of the story? Who are the antagonists of the sub-plot? How do these characters shape the story?
Essay Topic 3
Discuss the theme of chivalry in the novel "Ivanhoe." What is Ivanhoe's opinion of chivalry? What are other characters opinions of chivalry? What are the ideals of chivalry?
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