The Rime of the Ancient Mariner Test | Lesson Plans Final Test - Hard

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Final Test - Hard

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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. What happens at midday while the Ship is being crewed by the dead men?

2. What are Death and the Woman doing?

3. What leaves the bodies of the crew?

4. What falls into the sea, like lead?

5. What does the Mariner watch in the moonlight?

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

Analyze the character of the Hermit. What role does he play? How is he unique from the other characters in the story? What aspects of human nature does he signify? Does he have any importance beyond the natural world?

Essay Topic 2

Analyze the literal and allegorical significance of the Albatross within the story. Include a well-formed explication of what allegory is before demonstrating how the Albatross fulfills this explanation. Feel free to use external sources to fully show how the Albatross is an example of an allegorical object. Also be sure to relate its importance to the events of the poem.

Essay Topic 3

Throughout the poem, eyes are prominently mentioned. Analyze the significance of their mentions, how they influence the story, and any deeper significance they might have. Feel free to include your personal opinions on the importance of eyes.

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