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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 in the King's service, and the son of a beneficiary of Robin?
2. Why did Robin take the three beggars' money?
3. Why was Robin so happy to be back in Sherwood?
4. How did Robin decide his grave?
5. Who sits at the head of the table?
Short Essay Questions
1. What did Little John overhear, and why is it of interest to Robin?
2. What three things does the King hold dear?
3. How did the Corn Engrosser dress to travel in anonymity?
4. What fascinated Sir Richard about the youth in the wrestling match?
5. Why did the Queen argue so valiantly for Robin?
6. Why did Little John help the ladies?
7. Why did Sir William head to Sherwood?
8. Many times, the word "shriving" is used in this section. What does it mean?
9. Why did Robin not cry out when she had cut too deeply to his arm?
10. What was unique about the poor man's shoes?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Explain the differences between the book and most movies about Robin Hood. What main differences do you find? Why do you think these differences exist?
Essay Topic 2
Eventual the Prioress kills Robin. Do you think this is a fitting end to Robin's life? Why or why not? Explain how a death by betrayal could be considered a poor way to die for such a great historical legend.
Essay Topic 3
Compare the police to Robin's band of merry men. How are they similar? How do they differ? How are they the same? In what ways would one survive and the other would not?
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