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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. How long is an ell?
2. Why are the Wildmen so willing to show Theoden their secret road to Minas Tirith?
3. What does Denethor claim that he has seen Gandalf doing in his seeing stone during the battle at Minas Tirith?
4. What do Frodo and Sam find at the exit of Shelob's lair?
5. Who tells Gandalf what Denethor is doing during the battle at Minas Tirith?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Eowyn has her own theory for how women should be allowed to act. What is this theory, and how does her life exemplify this? How is the course of the plot re-directed due to Eowyn's actions?
Essay Topic 2
Sauran uses many different lies and tools to complete his horrible goals. What are some of these, and how did they poison the characters who fell prey to them?
Essay Topic 3
Gandalf endures death and is reborn with newer and higher powers. Compare and contrast Gandalf the Grey with Gandalf the White. Was this change necessary? Why or why not?
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