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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 do the travelers find at the rocky area after leaving Dorath's camp?
2. Why does Taran move on from his second job among the Free Commots?
3. Who does Taran befriend in the fourth of the Free Commots?
4. What work of his master in the third of the Free Commots has Taran seen before?
5. Which of the Free Commots does Taran think feels like home?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is Taran's plan to help the fourth of the Free Commots fight against Dorath and his band?
2. How does Dorath make the fight with Taran unfair?
3. What does Taran do to avoid having Dorath join the quest, and what happens?
4. After spending a season as a shepherd, how does Taran feel about his new life?
5. After Craddoc's death, why does Taran say he no longer wishes to find his real parents?
6. What does Craddoc realize at the end of the summer, and what does he do about this realization?
7. What is the wager that Dorath puts forth to Taran, and why is Taran so hesitant to accept it?
8. What are the messages Taran sends Fflewdar Fflam to deliver after he hears Craddoc's story?
9. Where does Taran take Craddoc's sheep, and what is so peculiar about the people who take them?
10. What part of his history does Craddoc tell Taran as they eat at his home?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
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 2
What role does symbolism play in the story and where does it appear? How is the plot altered by the presence of these symbols?
Essay Topic 3
Friendship is a strong theme throughout the book. Where are some places that this theme appears, and how do the characters touched by it react? How do certain friendships change over the course of the book, and what causes these changes?
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