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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 is Richard's son?
2. It is learned that Queen Mary is to die during ____________________.
3. What musical instrument does Lymond play while visiting with Oonagh?
4. What does Margaret throw on the ground after speaking with Lymond?
5. Brice is surprised that the ________________ turned him in.
Short Essay Questions
1. Who is Antonius Beck? What does Lymond ask Michel Herisson to do regarding Beck?
2. Where does Lymond end up after being captured by Oonagh and rescued from the hotel fire?
3. What is Robin's sentence for his part in the plot to murder Queen Mary? Why will the sentence not be carried out?
4. What did Lymond spend much of his time doing in this chapter regarding the Stewarts?
5. What are the circumstances of Brice's death and why does Lymond insist that Robin be returned to France unharmed?
6. What is the result of Robin's attacking Lymond while the court members are enjoying an evening out of doors?
7. How does O'LiamRoe enjoy the English court and what is the one aspect of the French court that is still of interest to him?
8. Why is the riddle about dissolving verbal contracts relevant for Robin?
9. What role does Richard know he would be assuming when Lymond left for Ireland?
10. What deal does the French Ambassador offer to Brice and why is Brice reluctant to take it?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Create a brief character study of Catherine de' Medici. What did she look like? What were her positive personality traits? What were some of her negative characteristics? What were her hopes and fears? What motivated her throughout her life?
Essay Topic 2
The author used more than one iteration on the theme of loss. Identify at least two examples about loss in the book and then explain why the examples support the theme.
Essay Topic 3
Mary de Guise was no stranger to hurt and pain. From what you know of Mary de Guise's life through this book, what were her biggest sorrows and worst betrayals? How did she manage through them? How did her coping skills evidence themselves in many aspects of her life? Explain.
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