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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. Who is Llewelyn's niece who loves animals?
2. How far does Hugh travel to tell Nell about Bran's death?
3. How does Edward react to Simon's victory and capture of King Henry?
4. Who is Elizabeth de Ferrers?
5. In what condition is Rhys ap Gruffydd brought to Llewelnd in Chapter 19?
Short Essay Questions
1. How do Davydd and Ellen end up meeting?
2. What does Ellen want to sway Edward to do, and how is she advised to convince him?
3. What does Nell express regrets about, and what does she want done before she dies?
4. What does Ellen realize in Chapter 13 that her role is between the feuding brothers?
5. With what actions does Llewelyn respond in hearing the murder plot against him?
6. What situations has the tension between Llewelyn and his brothers led to for some of the brothers?
7. What significance does London serve in Chapter 20?
8. Why does being injured in Chapter 6 end up making Edward even stronger?
9. How does Hugh show great loyalty to Ellen in Chapter 15?
10. Why is Davydd not completely trusted?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Discuss King Edward's character. Does he have any redeeming qualities, or is he pure evil? Does the author do a good job of making him seem human? Does he show any character growth throughout The Reckoning?
Essay Topic 2
Llewleyn and Davydd take very different approaches to nearly everything. They both consider themselves a leader. Compare and contrast Llewelyn and Davydd's leadership tactics and successes or failures.
Essay Topic 3
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
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