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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. In Chapter 18, Llewelyn still has hope that they can win the war, but he concedes that he fears God might be ________.
2. What is a liege lord's duty?
3. Where has Owain been for 15 years?
4. Who is Eleanora?
5. How do the prison guards treat Amaury in Chapter 15?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why are Guy and Bran now outlaws?
2. How does Ellen stand up to the lead pirate, Thomas?
3. What does Llewelyn do in Chapter 11 when he realizes he desperately need a heir?
4. With what actions does Llewelyn respond in hearing the murder plot against him?
5. Describe the battle that the occurred five years prior to the beginning of the novel.
6. How does Edward, as the new King of England, respond to Nell's request for help?
7. What does Ellen want to sway Edward to do, and how is she advised to convince him?
8. How does Llewelyn end up preparing for war in Chapter 11?
9. What is Amaury's prison experience like in Chapter 15?
10. Who are the three crew members allowed to live in Chapter 13, and what happens to them?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Identify and discuss the genre of The Reckoning, being sure to supply details from the book that demonstrate how it qualifies for the genre and sub genre (if applicable) you assign it. Also discuss the advantages and disadvantages of this genre.
Essay Topic 2
There are many conflicts throughout The Reckoning. Compare and contrast at least three different types of conflict from the list below:
• Man against Man
• Man against Nature
• Man against Himself
• Man against God
• Man against Society
• Man caught in the Middle
• Man & Woman
Essay Topic 3
Compare and contrast Davydd and Llewelyn's different strategies for a war or rebellion against England. What were the brothers' different reasons for their strategies? Whose made more sense, and why?
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