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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. What is the device in the river used to do for the farmer and his family?
2. Where does Taran stay for the winter?
3. Who does Taran find at his side when he wakes after suffering injuries trying to save the shepherd?
4. What is the only thing of value that Taran is carrying on his journey?
5. What job does Taran take in the second of the Free Commots?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is Taran most disappointed about after the fighting with Dorath is finished in the fourth of the Free Commots?
2. What items does Taran make while he is a blacksmith, and what happens to them?
3. What is Llonio's philosophy on life?
4. What do Taran and the travelers find among the rocks after leaving Dorath's camp?
5. What does Taran do to avoid having Dorath join the quest, and what happens?
6. What is Taran's plan to help the fourth of the Free Commots fight against Dorath and his band?
7. What are the messages Taran sends Fflewdar Fflam to deliver after he hears Craddoc's story?
8. What part of his history does Craddoc tell Taran as they eat at his home?
9. What does Craddoc tell Taran just before he dies after falling off the ledge?
10. How does Taran feel about Dorath and his men when he first meets them?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Llonio presents a very interesting and unique philosophy on life. What is this philosophy, and how does his different idealism affect the people around him?
Essay Topic 2
Diversity is a major theme in this play as many different life-styles and creatures are involved. How is this theme shown in this book, and why do you think the author feels it is so important?
Essay Topic 3
What role does symbolism play in the story and where does it appear? How is the plot altered by the presence of these symbols?
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