The Mabinogion Test | Final Test - Hard

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

Short Answer Questions

1. Which bird of the following is not involved in creating the image that holds Peredur spellbound, thinking of his lady-love?

2. Who is the first person of Arthur's court to find Gereint wounded under a tree?

3. Where does Owein wound the black knight?

4. Why does Enid scream?

5. Which of the following is not promised to Culhwch by the porter if he stays in the guest house?

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

Examine the character of the magician Gwydion in "Math son of Mathonwy" and describe him in detail. State whether this character is more a negative character or a positive character, or neutral, using quotes from the text to support your answer.

Essay Topic 2

How do the earlier oral tales differ from the later romances? Your answer could consider features such as narrative style, setting and plot, as well as other features. Use at least two romances and two oral tales as examples to support your answer.

Essay Topic 3

Compare and contrast the character of Cei as he appears in the earlier tales and as he appears in the later romances, and describe how the portrayal of this character has changed over time. Use quotes from the text to support your answer.

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