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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. How does Birle feel when she realizes she will never see the Lord again?
(a) Like a stone has been lifted off of her.
(b) Like a stone is crushing down on her.
(c) Like she is being freed of the burden of capturing him and facing reprimand.
(d) Like she will never experience such an adventure again.
2. On the first evening, what does Birle attempt to request of the Lord?
(a) Permission to leave him and go back home.
(b) Permission to catch a rabbit for a meal.
(c) Permission to speak freely.
(d) Permission to step aside and bathe.
3. Hearing what name causes everyone's attitude to change in the city that Birle and Orien are taken to?
4. What is Birle's position in society?
(a) Innkeeper's wife.
(b) Innkeeper's daughter.
(c) Farmer's daughter.
(d) Tavern wench.
5. What does Orien tell Birle without her even asking?
(a) That he never married but has one child.
(b) That he hates his father for dying.
(c) That he is married but has no children.
(d) That he has never married, nor does he have children.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who is Birle's master?
2. Who is the only person still wearing the shackles at the beginning of Chapter 11?
3. How does Birle distract the Lord when he says he will take her back to the village?
4. What is Birle forced to do to protect the Lord?
5. What does the Lord think is the truth about his father's death?
Short Essay Questions
1. For a young girl and an Innkeeper's daughter, Birle displays a very independent nature. Give a few examples of how she displays this in Chapter 1.
2. What drives Birle to suggest that she travel with the Lord, and what compels him to agree?
3. Why does Orien pretend to be like Ker and Torson when the brothers begin to look at Birle as a woman?
4. Describe Ker and Torson's treatment of Orien and Birle.
5. Where should Birle be in the beginning of Chapter 1 instead of where she is, and why is she not there?
6. Name a few differences in lifestyle between Birle and Orien that they mention.
7. What tactics does Birle use in attempts to draw out her time spent with the Lord?
8. In what ways does Birle demonstrate her independence and usefulness to the reader and Orien in Chapter 3?
9. Describe Corbel's initial appearance and his character.
10. What leads Birle to suspect that perhaps the Lord might have committed a wrongdoing against another Lord?
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