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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does 'Uncle' wear to mock her?
2. What was the King dreaming as Pea is led down to the dungeon?
3. What does Despereaux dream of?
4. Why couldn't Mig be a lady in waiting?
5. What does Mig call the Royal family?
Essay Topic 1
Who was Mig named after? What age is she when her mother dies? What does her father do shortly thereafter? What does he get as a result? Where does Mig find herself afterward? What is her new situation like? What is the biggest challenge that she faces?
Essay Topic 2
What is the meaning of Chiaroscuro? How is this name ironic given that it was given to a rat and why? What is almost prophetic about this name? In what way are Chiaroscuro and Despereaux very similar? What character traits do they share?
Essay Topic 3
How does Roscuro get upstairs into the light? What does he see when he gets there? What rooms does he visit? Which room does he become drawn into and what attracts his attention? Where does he go to get a closer look? Who sees him first and what is the response?
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