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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 Eve do when Luva's mother refuses her?
2. What does Raven summon as the moon rises?
3. Who approaches Vane near the river bed?
4. With what are the Little Ones plagued?
5. How is the man described?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is Vane told when he seems to wake up and goes outside to find the desert alive with streams and ponds?
2. Who pushes for an attack on the city and what is Vane's response?
3. What does Raven tell Vane back at Vane's house?
4. When Vane sees the Princess, what does she tell him when she first sees him and what does he think?
5. What does Mara do with Lilith?
6. Why does Vane say he is unworthy to sleep in the chamber and what does he have to first do before sleeping?
7. How does Lilith get her hand unclenched and what happens to her?
8. What does the Princess tell Vane after Vane bathes and eats?
9. Describe Vane.
10. What does Adam explain about sleep?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
The concept of wisdom is woven throughout LILITH. Mr. Vane, who is a well-read and educated man acts foolishly numerous times in the other world that he reaches through the mirror. Discuss the following:
1. Define the concept of wisdom. Use both an acceptable source and then your own ideas of what you believe wisdom is.
2. Trace and analyze how Vane comes to find wisdom.
3. How important do you think being wise is? How important is it to you that you be wise? Explain.
Essay Topic 2
Obviously, much of Lilith is grounded in Judeo-Christian traditions and writings. Discuss one the following:
1. Discuss five images that arise out of the Torah/Old Testament. What does each image mean in the Torah/Old Testament? How is the meaning of the image similar in Lilith as in the Torah/Old Testament? How is the meaning different?
2. Discuss five images that arise out of the Christian text called The New Testament. What does each image mean in the The New Testament? How is the meaning of the image similar in Lilith as in the The New Testament? How is the meaning different?
3. Some critics/readers have suggested that Lilith is a Christian allegory, while others say that it has elements of an allegory, but is not. Define allegory and discuss whether you think Lilith is an allegory. Give examples to support your stance.
Essay Topic 3
Discuss the following:
1. What is a plot? What are the most important elements of a plot and their definition? Do all novels have a plot? Why or why not?
2. Write a brief synopsis of the plot of Lilith, identifying where the various elements of the plot occur (Exposition, rising action, climax, falling action, resolution or denouement). Do you find it difficult to identify the plot? Why or why not? What about the various elements of the plot? Do you think it is harder to identify the plot in a fantasy novel than some others? Why or why not?
3. Identify the major sub-plots and their elements (They may not contain every element of a major plot). Do the sub-plots add to the main plot? Why or why not. Are the sub-plots interesting in and of themselves? Why or why not.
4. The sub-title of the book Lilth is "A Romance." What is the plot that deals with a romance? Discuss the story as a "romance" and how it is structured.
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