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The Dark Is Rising Test | Final Test - Hard

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Final Test - Hard

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

Short Answer Questions

1. After the church service is over, who stays behind with Will and Paul?



2. What is Will's delivered present arrive in?



3. According to George, the big oak in Great Park is called what?



4. According to Merriman, what do the lords of the Dark never risk demanding?



5. On the way home from caroling, Paul tells Will that he would give anything to have a what?



Essay Topics

Describe how the Rider embodies the villain archetype and how his actions are typical of villains in fantasy novels.

The Herne Hunt and the Wren are ancient legends that are incorporated into the Dark is Rising text. How are these two tales important to the overall plot?

The Signs are instrumental to Will's mission and to the Old Ones' attempt to keep the Dark from rising. Define the importance of each sign's origins (wood, iron, bronze, fire, etc.) and their elemental significance.

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