The Bloody Crown of Conan Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

Robert E. Howard
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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 the governor of Peshkhauri?

2. The man says that the ____ is in the House of the Elephant.

3. Which animal is found inside the witch's hut?

4. What does the young girl drop in fear when she sees Conan?

5. What color is the dome?

Short Essay Questions

1. Discuss Devi's imprisonment in the Black Seers' castle.

2. What happens after Valbroso is paralyzed?

3. What happens that causes a rumor about Conan's death?

4. Discuss the reason King Tarascus voids the treaty with Aquilonia.

5. Who are the Black Seers? What does Conan say about the Mountain of Black Seers? What happens when Conan arrives?

6. Explain the scene in which Conan approaches and enters the Black Seers' castle.

7. What are Conan's plans now that Devi is gone? Who will assist Conan in his quest to rescue Devi?

8. Examine the scene in which Zenobia helps Conan to escape.

9. Discuss the conversation between Conan and Devi after her rescue.

10. Examine the scene in which Conan meets Xaltotun for the first time.

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Explain in detail the Heart of Ahriman. What is the jewel? Why is it important? Does anything like the jewel exist? Did any such thing ever exist? What is its importance? How is it used in the story? Who ends up with the jewel? What do you think will happen to it next?

Essay Topic 2

Discuss the use of crucifixion in the story. Howard explains the brutality and the slow death that is caused by crucifixion. Conan is crucified first but is eventually saved by the four horsemen. Why do the horseman release and rescue Conan? Who crucifies Constantius? Is Constantius saved? What was the man's crime? Explain.

Essay Topic 3

Examine the relationship between Conan and Devi Yasmina. Why does Conan take Devi? Why does Conan risk himself to rescue Devi after she is kidnapped? How does Devi react? What type of future relationship might Conan and Devi have? Explain.

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