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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 Roscuro ask her to do when she begins talking?
2. What does Mig cut off with the large knife?
3. What is the Princess suddenly aware of?
4. What does Roscuro do first in his plan?
5. Why is Mig not supposed to hurt the Princess?
Short Essay Questions
1. What happens when the soldiers come to Uncle's house?
2. What did Miggery see when she was seven years old, and how did it affect her?
3. How does Roscuro lose his tail?
4. What is Miggery Sow's life like with the man her father sold her to?
5. How is Despereaux injured, despite Mig's attempt to ensure his freedom?
6. What happens while Despereaux sleeps on the sack of flour?
7. What is the Princess dreaming about when Mig and Roscuro sneak into her room to take her to the dungeon at knife point?
8. What deal does the Princess make with Roscuro?
9. How does Roscuro introduce himself to Miggery and what does he tell her?
10. Why does Roscuro give up?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
How does Despereaux get back to the light? What does he overhear on the way? What happens that almost costs him his life? What part of himself does he lose in the process? Where does he hide afterward? How long is he there? What is different about his appearance when he comes out?
Essay Topic 2
What does Despereaux realize when he confronts the Mouse Council? Who asks him for something and what is he asked for? What understanding does Despereaux come to as this request is considered? Where does he go next? What conversation convinces him he must act on his own? Who does he approach for help? What does he need and why? What is he given?
Essay Topic 3
What changes occur in Mig as a result of her new circumstances? What does she lose as a direct result of her Uncle? What problems arise as a result? How does this affect her directly on a physical level? On an emotional level?
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