The Golden Fool Test | Final Test - Hard

Robin Hobb
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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. Why is Swift at the court?

2. What do Thick's employers call Tom?

3. Why does Chade not want Golden to go to Aslevjal?

4. What does Golden plan to do about Dutiful's quest?

5. What happens when Dutiful tries to Skill Tom when Tom is fighting?

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

Characters are an important part of what makes "The Golden Fool" interesting. Discuss the following:

1. Thoroughly discuss and analyze Fitz. What are his strengths? His weaknesses? How does he contribute to the plot? Is he a sympathetic character? Is he always likable? Never likable? Use specific examples to illustrate your ideas.

2. Thoroughly discuss and analyze the character of the Narcheska. What are her strengths? Her weaknesses? How does she contribute to the plot? Is she a sympathetic character? Is she ever likable? Never likable? Use specific examples to illustrate your ideas.

3. Thoroughly discuss and analyze the character of Dutiful. What are his strengths? His weaknesses? How does he contribute to the plot? Is he a sympathetic character? Is he always likable? Never likable? Use specific examples to illustrate your ideas.

Essay Topic 2

Oftentimes, a book has more of a character-driven plot rather than action driven, and oftentimes the other way. Some books seem to balance the two. Discuss the following:

1. What do you think it means to say that a plot is character driven? Action driven?

2. How do you think a plot differs if it is character driven versus action driven?

3. Which type of plot do you find more interesting? Why?

4. Do you think it is possible to have a plot where action and character development share equal time? Why or why not.

5. What type of plot do you think "The Golden Fool" is? Explain your response

Essay Topic 3

In "The Golden Fool" it appears that most of the true heroics are done by men. This type of stereotyping is changing and women are being given more and more active, heroic and physical roles in fantasy novels.

1. Discuss in detail, with examples, the various heroic qualities that are seen in Queen Kettricken.

2. Discuss in detail, with examples, the various heroic qualities that are seen in Laurel.

3. Discuss in detail, with examples, the various heroic qualities that are seen in Jinna.

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