Mid-Book Test - Hard
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This quiz consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. In Chapter 6, what is the first clue to tell Caspian of the approach of Fauns?
2. What is the name of Peter's sword?
3. What does Susan take from the treasure room in Chapter 2?
4. As Prince Caspian rides away from the castle in Chapter 5, what sight does he see?
5. What injuries do the Pevensie children sustain while eating their breakfast in Chapter 3?
Short Essay Questions
1. Describe the appearance of Doctor Cornelius as given in Chapter 4.
2. How is the bridge of Beruna destroyed?
3. In Chapter 6, for what reason does Trufflehunter suppose that the Trees have gone into a deep sleep?
4. Describe the great ship, Splendor Hyaline that Susan and Lucy reminisce about in Chapter 8.
5. Describe Aslan's How as it is related in Chapter 7.
6. In Chapter 14, what does Bacchus serve the old woman from the cottage for breakfast?
7. What are the first words Aslan speaks to Edmund?
8. What possible explanation does Trumpkin give for Peter's lack of recognition of the landscape on their journey in Chapter 9?
9. As the Dwarf begins his story in Chapter 3, why are the Pevensie children confused?
10. Following the tussle in the Chapter 12 where Nikabrik and his companions attack Caspian, what is Caspian's opinion of Nikabrik?
What is C.S. Lewis's writing style? Discuss both the mechanical aspect of his writing and his "voice" throughout the novel. Make sure to discuss the literary tools and devices he relies on most and what specific parts of the text reflect his voice.
A theme that runs as an undercurrent in Prince Caspian that is applicable to contemporary issues today is that of racism as particularly seen between the Telmarines and the Old Narnians. Using textual examples, discuss how C.S. Lewis establishes this theme and how it is relate-able to racism as seen in popular culture today.
Honor and "gentlemanly" or chivalrous behavior is one of the themes highlighted in Prince Caspian. Discuss how the characters of Peter and Miraz illustrate the dichotomy what is honorable behavior and what is not throughout the novel. Use specific textual examples to illustrate the characters' views of honor as exhibited by their statements and actions. Based on these two example, does C. S. Lewis create an overarching definition of what honor is?
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