Mid-Book Test - Hard
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This quiz consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What happens when he reaches the top?
2. How do the king and his court react to Bisclavret's behavior?
3. What happens to the deceitful wife?
4. When are the king's advisers dismayed?
5. While hunting near his home, Guigemar shoots what with an arrow?
Short Essay Questions
1. What role does the king play in the woman's schemes?
2. What leads the princess to tell the knight to get a potion from her aunt?
3. What does Tristram compose? Why does he do this?
4. How do Milun and his son meet for the first time?
5. How is Lanval's love returned to him?
6. How do the lovers show their love? What promise do they make to each other?
7. How does the woman learn that Le Fresne is her lost daughter?
8. What does the lady intend to write for the four knights? What does the knight think she should call it?
9. How does Le Fresne end up being raised by an abbess?
10. What happens between the lovers at the end of the story?
At many times during this book, adultery is not condemned.
Part 1) When is adultery not condemned? Why is it not condemned?
Part 2) How might readers at the time these stories were created react to this? Why might they react this way?
Part 3) How does the idea of adultery being noble affect readers today? Why?
In Milun, a parallel is made between various aspects of the story.
Part 1) What parallel events take place? How are they similar?
Part 2) What is the purpose for these parallel events?
Part 3) How are these events similar to events found in other stories in this book?
Some stories involve a child that learns as an adult the truth of his parentage.
Part 1) Describe these stories. How do they learn about their parentage?
Part 2) How does this knowledge help them? At the time the stories were written, what would be the main purpose for knowing one's parentage?
Part 3) How is that reason the same or different today?
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