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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does John discover upon his return to England?
2. Katherine sends a letter to the duke. In it she asks him to:
3. How old is Katherine now?
4. The Duke challenges Percy to mortal combat. Who shows up to fight him?
5. How have John's concerns about his heritage affected him?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Do you think Nirac had any concept that putting the poison in Hugh's medicine would have such far-reaching consequences? By the time he dies, do you think he had any regrets about his past actions? Or does he feel he has done everything with honor?
Essay Topic 2
Brother William the friar is an interesting and important character until his death. Why does he harbor suspicions and resentment toward Katherine? And despite this, why does he stay in service to the duke? How would Katherine's life turned out differently if Brother William had not told her of his beliefs regarding Hugh's death?
Essay Topic 3
Nirac the Gascon and loyal servant to the Duke of Lancaster is one of the more interesting characters in the entire story. Loyalty is a theme that recurs throughout the story on many levels. Explain why Nirac is originally very loyal to the duke and why that loyalty is eventually tested. Could things have turned out differently for Nirac?
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