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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 effect has the stolen apple had on the Witch?
2. What gems are used to set the crowns?
3. Which direction does Digory think the song in the darkness comes from?
4. Which of the following does Digory not see in the landscape when he looks west?
5. What does Aslan ask Digory to tell the other councilors?
Short Essay Questions
1. Which animals and creatures does Aslan call apart and why?
2. Why does Aslan call the Cabby's wife into Narnia?
3. What arguments does the Witch use to try to persuade Digory to eat the apple himself or take it home to his mother? Give at least two for each.
4. Why does Digory suggest that Polly use her ring to go home?
5. What happens to the iron bar the Witch tore off the lamp-post?
6. In what way is the treatment of Uncle Andrew an example of poetic justice?
7. What does Digory have to do and why?
8. Why does Digory want to talk to the Lion?
9. What effect does arriving in the Wood Between the Worlds have on the characters?
10. What does the Lion do that Digory does not expect?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Problems and overcoming problems are very important to create plot tension. Describe one problem faced by a character in The Magician's Nephew and explain how this problem is overcome.
Essay Topic 2
Charn is where Jadis, the personification of the powers of death and destruction comes from. Describe Charn and explain how this setting is also symbolic of death and destruction.
Essay Topic 3
Some people claim that conflict is essential to create plot tension. With whom does Digory conflict? Choose one of his conflicts, describe it and explain how this conflict is resolved.
Part 1: List the other characters with whom Digory is in conflict.
Part 2: Choose one of these conflicts and describe it.
Part 3: Explain how this conflict is resolved.
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