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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. King Richard and his queen are about to travel through England on a goodwill tour to boost his popularity. Their visit to Lincoln will be their first in how many years?
2. Who does the king's squire, Robin, think is a challenge for the duke?
3. Where does Katherine take Geoffrey to tell him about the guilt she feels and everything she now believes has gone wrong in her life?
4. What does Cob do to reawaken the unconscious Katherine?
5. Henry returns to England and Richard is forced to:
Short Essay Questions
1. Describe Katherine's appearance after she decides she is responsible for the friar's death and her daughter's disappearance.
2. What state of mind is the duke now in?
3. Although Alice Perrers is free again and with the king, this status is short-lived when what happens? And what does she do?
4. What comment does Baron de la Pole make about Katherine that displeases the duke but might be very true politically?
5. Katherine goes to the Pessoners for safety. What she discover there?
6. Cob o'Fenton goes to quite a lot of trouble to help Katherine get to safety after the angry peasants break into and destroy Savoy. However, what does he say when they are safe at the Pessoners and she drinks from his mug of ale?
7. How does Thomas, Katherine's first child and her son with Hugh, feel about her?
8. Why is the preacher John Ball imprisoned?
9. Does Katherine have a "happy ever after" ending?
10. While Katherine stays in a pilgrim hostel in Waltham, she learns that the king will soon be arriving there, too. What do some of the people there believe the king will be doing?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Symbols play a great part in the lives of people during the medieval years. Choose three symbols from the story and explain their significance to the characters involved.
Essay Topic 2
Katherine's long romance with the duke starts shortly after Hugh dies. However, there are already indications that their romance will be ill-fated. What lies ahead that makes them an ill-fated pair?
Essay Topic 3
Religion plays a large role in the daily lives of people in the middle ages. Explain how two of Katherine's experiences--when she sees the "pyx" pass the Chaucer home and when Hugh's sword falls to the floor at the abbey-- demonstrate this point.
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