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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 does Hendel hit Stenmin with before he escapes?
2. What does Stenmin do before leaving the cellar?
3. What kind of creature is Orl Fane?
4. What does Dayel see before he is trapped in the tower?
5. What does Palance call Stenmin in the cellar?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is Hendel thinking about during the first day of battle?
2. What does Creel allow Shea to do after meeting the Skull Bearer at Paranor?
3. What happens when Stenmin tries to kill Menion?
4. What do Shea and Creel find when they get to Paranor?
5. What does Allanon do when he sees Shea coming out of the Mountain, and how does Shea respond to this?
6. What makes Menion a hero in Kern?
7. How does Durin die?
8. What does Shea feel when he touches the Sword, and why?
9. What does Balinor find when he first gets to Tyrsis?
10. What happens when the trap door in Tyrsis is found?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
What was the true power of the Sword of Shannara, and how did this affect the different characters who came in contact with it?
Essay Topic 2
Many different characters in this book were persuaded to do things that they would not have done of their own accord. What are some of these instances, and how did persuasion affect the course of the plot?
Essay Topic 3
Diversity was a major theme in this play as many different life-styles and creatures were involved. How was this theme shown in this book, and why do you think the author felt it was so important?
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