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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 will happen to those who drink from the third?
2. Edwin asks Cadwallo for a crown of his own. Cadwallo tells Edwin that he cannot give him a separate crown. How does Edwin react to this?
3. The fleet arrives back in Britain and Aurelius summons nobles and clergy from the entire island to do what?
4. A girl from Canute's forest will arrive to do what?
5. Who will bring revenge until the White dragon rises again with the aide of Germany?
Short Essay Questions
1. What do the dragons represent?
2. What will happen in the time of the lion?
3. What happens to Hengist?
4. How does Vortigern die?
5. What does Merlin say about the dragons that intrigues Vortigern?
6. Describe the rule of one of the Kings listed by the author.
7. What good will Cadwaller and Conanus do for Britain?
8. What are the two possible deaths that stand before Vortigern?
9. Why does Arthur decide to conquer many other lands?
10. What does Pope Gregory do? How does this affect Augustine?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Merlin's prophecies are extraordinary.
Part 1) Who is Merlin? How is Merlin, himself, extraordinary?
Part 2) What is significant about Merlin's prophecies? Do you believe these prophecies actually took place? Why or why not?
Part 3) How is Merlin's prophecy symbolic? What does it reveal about Britain's past?
Essay Topic 2
Guiderus is much like Brutus.
Part 1) Describe Guiderus. How does he seem at first? Why?
Part 2) How does one's opinion of him change? What causes this change?
Part 3) How is he successful? What is not so successful? What role does his brother, Arvirargus, play in Britain's independence? Why?
Part 4) What is Britain like after the reign of each brother? Why?
Essay Topic 3
Edwin's magician serves as a representation of evil.
Part 1) Describe Edwin's magician. How does he represent evil? What evil is being represented?
Part 2) How is this evil seen throughout this book? How has this evil affected the people of Britain?
Part 3) Does this evil affect countries today? Explain.
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