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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. What happens when Sam and Frodo are forced to travel on the road through Mordor again?
3. What does Sam hear in the bushes after he cooks the two rabbits?
4. Why are the Wildmen so willing to show Theoden their secret road to Minas Tirith?
5. How does Gollum get the ring back from Frodo?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Merry and Pippin are a very integral part of this plot. How do their actions change the tide of the plot? Do you think they are aware of what they are doing? Why or why not? Make sure to use examples from the text to support your ideas.
Essay Topic 2
Jealousy is a pretty strong theme throughout the book. Where are some places that this theme appears, and how do the characters touched by it react?
Essay Topic 3
How does Gollum die, and why is this so significant? What message is Tolkien trying to send with Gollum's death?
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