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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 Heather and Morag cause in Chapter 31?
2. What of Kerry's does Heather try and get Dinnie to like in Chapter 17?
3. What is the name of the fairy that is depressed that Petal doesn't like him?
4. What is the name of King Tala's stepdaughter?
5. Who prepares to attack King Tala in Chapter 14?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why do Heather and Morag begin fighting in Chapter 31?
2. How does the group of mercenaries begin their walk to New York from Cornwall?
3. How is Dinnie and Kerry's first date described in the book?
4. How does Dinnie react to the ponytail Heather grows for him?
5. How is the MacPherson Fiddle damaged in Chapter 31?
6. How does Dinnie react to Kerry's theory on why Heather and Morag choose to keep the Macleod Banner?
7. How does Aelric believe he can make Marion fall in love with him despite being turned down flat?
8. What does Aelric spend his time doing in Chapter 23 rather than preparing for his battle?
9. How does Morag learn how to fix her broken violin in Chapter 25?
10. Why is the fairy Brannoc depressed in Chapter 15?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
The concept of magic is a leading theme found throughout the book and is responsible for urging the plot forward.
Part 1) What does magic symbolize within the context of the book?
Part 2) What role does magic play in the areas of problem solving and mischief in the book?
Part 3) What might the author wish to teach the reader about the nature of magic based on its presence in the book?
Essay Topic 2
Compare and contrast the portrayal of humans and fairies in the book. What do these two species appear to represent in the book and what is important about their differences?
Essay Topic 3
Examine the portrayal of drinking presented in the book. What might the author be saying about the repercussions of drinking based on the portrayal of characters like Heather, Morag, or Dinnie in the book?
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