The Tain Test | Lesson Plans Final Test - Hard

China Miéville and Thomas Kinsella
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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. How many versions of how the army arrives in a new community are told in Section VI?

2. Who is sent to portray Ailill in a meeting with Cuchulainn?

3. Who falls dead from shame in Chapter XII after having been responsible for so many deaths?

4. Who is a criminal in Ailill's kingdom wishing to get pardoned by slaying Cuchulainn?

5. Who slays the shepherd responsible for bringing the bull back in Section VII?

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

Name three women from the novel and tell how each was important to the story. Give a brief character description of each as well.

Essay Topic 2

What is the mood of a novel or literary work? What was the mood of this novel? Was it consistent throughout or did it vary? Define the term mood and use examples from the text to support your thoughts.

Essay Topic 3

Define falling action as an element of plot. Discuss in detail the falling action in The Tain. How did the translator present it? How did the falling action flow? How did the falling action add to the suspense of the story?

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