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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Why is Denethor angry with Faramir when Faramir explains the event in Ithilien?
2. Where does the army decide to go after the battle of Minas Tirith?
3. How long is an ell?
4. What are Sam's last words in the book?
5. Who is following Sam and Frodo as they are journeying towards Mordor?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
How does Gollum die, and why is this so significant? What message is Tolkien trying to send with Gollum's death?
Essay Topic 2
Galadriel was a minor character whose presence made a big difference in the plot. How did she accomplish this? What are some ways that her presence, however brief, altered the outcome of the plot? What would have happened differently if Galadriel had not been in the book at all?
Essay Topic 3
Aragorn is a wandering ranger. How does this major feature about him affect the people around him? What are people's first impressions of him, and how does this affect Aragorn's capacity to lead? Make sure you support your answers with examples from the text.
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