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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. When Birle tells Joaquim of the Kingdom, what does he think of it?
2. Once Orien is well, what happens to him at night?
3. What day is nearing at the beginning of Chapter 22?
4. To whom is Birle taken to be cared for in Chapter 22?
5. Why does Joaquim save Birle from being taken by Corbel?
Essay Topic 1
Corbel is one of the antagonists in the novel. Discuss and analyze his character. What sort of antagonist is he? What makes up his persona? How do others view him? How does Birle view him? What about Joaquim? Although we do not see Corbel often, why is he an essential character to the plot?
Essay Topic 2
Family is an important theme, especially in the beginning of the novel. Both Birle and Orien share stories of their families with one another. What is the importance of family to each character and how has family led them to their journey? How does the idea of a family tie-in to the end of the novel?
Essay Topic 3
Birle has an interesting relationship with Nan. Describe who Nan is and how she is related to Birle. What does Birle feel for Nan given their relationship? How does she feel about her in the beginning of the book compared to the end? Throughout the novel, Nan is mentioned or thought of by Birle. Are these thoughts positive or negative? Why is Birle thinking about Nan and what does she owe to Nan? Discuss their relationship and how it has affected Birle's person. Use examples from the book.
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