The Uses of Enchantment: The Meaning and Importance of Fairy Tales Test | Final Test - Medium

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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. In one version, what happens to Red and the grandmother?
(a) Call for help.
(b) Fight off the wolf.
(c) Devoured.
(d) They escape.

2. What was the original name of Little Red Riding Hood?
(a) The Girl in the Woods.
(b) The Wolf and the Grandmother.
(c) Little Red Cap.
(d) The Little Red Headed Girl.

3. According to this section of the text, some cultures have done what to fairy tales?
(a) Restructured them.
(b) Outlawed them.
(c) Changed the morals involved.
(d) Simplified them.

4. What time period is referred to in this section?
(a) Medieval times.
(b) Edwardian era.
(c) Middle ages.
(d) Victorian age.

5. In the story, what is the underlying issue between Jack and his father?
(a) Defiance.
(b) Acceptance.
(c) Dominance.
(d) Affection.

Short Answer Questions

1. What animal is seen at the ogre's house and thought to be most valuable?

2. This child may also be the one who does what?

3. Children are most likely to express these new feelings in what way?

4. Where are the main characters sent as a solution?

5. In the case of the girl, what generally ends up happening to the father?

Short Essay Questions

1. What do the children gain from their ordeal with the witch?

2. Why is the mother seen as the villain in the story even though both parents have agreed on a solution?

3. What did the birds know about the situation that the children did not?

4. Describe the realistic beginning of "Hansel and Gretel."

5. Why does Bettelheim say that fairy tales are meant to be told, not read?

6. What is ironic about outlawing fairy tales and the attitudes of the Victorian age?

7. The number three may represent what family relationships?

8. What is different about the existence of the targeted parent in the boy's story?

9. What is the underlying moral of the story?

10. What is the result of this change? How do the children view their mother?

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