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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. How did Little John lift Robin?
2. Who did Robin run into on the borders of Sherwood?
3. How many shots did it take for Robin to hit the wand?
4. What does Robin tell his men to be?
5. What is the knight's name?
Short Essay Questions
1. What did Little John say and why was he so upset at the appearance of Guy of Gisbourne?
2. Many times, the word "shriving" is used in this section. What does it mean?
3. What three things does the King hold dear?
4. Why did Little John help the ladies?
5. What fascinated Sir Richard about the youth in the wrestling match?
6. How did the Corn Engrosser dress to travel in anonymity?
7. Why did the Queen argue so valiantly for Robin?
8. Why did Sir Richard Lee tell the Queen what the King was up to?
9. Why does the author say that he doesn't blame the reader for putting down the book?
10. How did Little John force the other friars to let him come with them?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Capital punishment is used throughout this novel as being a good alternative to true justice. Do you support or disagree with this statement? Why or why not? What would you suggest instead?
Essay Topic 2
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 3
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?
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