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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. Who was the stranger?
2. What kind of bird sits inside the "blossoming hedge"?
3. Who was the King's page?
4. Who was the first man slain in the fight in Sherwood?
5. What was said was on the challengers hands?
Short Essay Questions
1. What did the message from Richard mean and what was it?
2. Why was it that the Prioress betrayed Robin?
3. What three things does the King hold dear?
4. What gifts were given to the Knight?
5. Many times, the word "shriving" is used in this section. What does it mean?
6. Why did the Queen argue so valiantly for Robin?
7. In today's language, explain how the Bishop of Hereford got the King to break his promise to the Queen.
8. How did the Corn Engrosser dress to travel in anonymity?
9. Why did Sir William head to Sherwood?
10. Why was the King moved by Sir Henry's fealty?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
What kinds of things do you think lead Robin to be so bold about his actions outside of Sherwood? Why do you think he did these things? List two things that are extremely bold and would get him caught in today's situations. What would be used that wouldn't be available back in Robin's time?
Essay Topic 2
In old England, a person could become an outlaw for little to no reason, and if the person was favored by the courts, could be put to death. How does this reflect a different judicial system than is present today? Do you think it is better or worse, and why?
Essay Topic 3
What kind of man is Robin Hood? Why do you think this? What kind of friend is he? What kind of leader is he? Is he trustworthy? Why or why not?
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