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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What word does Charlemagne use against the governors?
2. How many slain generals are blessed by Turpin?
3. What Christian name is adopted by Bromimonde?
4. What does Baligant promise to avenge?
5. What animal or tool is used to kill Ganelon?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
When Bromimonde went with Charlemagne, the former Queen struggled. What did Charlemagne say to ensure that he meant no harm? What fate befell Bromimonde in Aix? How did the Queen react? What changes occurred in Bromimonde after the fall of Saragossa?
Essay Topic 2
Charlemagne finally learns of Ganelon's crimes. How does Charlemagne find out? What is the Emperor's reaction toward Ganelon? How is Ganelon's fate finally decided? What is the final punishment for the traitor?
Essay Topic 3
In many ways, Charlemagne and Marsile represent the age old battle of good vs. evil. What liberties does the author take with details to prove that God is on Charlemagne's side? How does Marsile rely upon his religion like Charlemagne relies upon Christianity? Compare and contrast the behavior of each side and how they prepare for war.
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