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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. How are Queen Morguase and King Arthur related?
2. Where does the group stay while waiting for Arthur's notice to take them to Camelot?
3. What do Chapters 8-9 foreshadow?
4. When attempting to visit Sula and Brude, what does Mordred witness?
5. To test Mordred, what does Morgause have him do in Chapter 9?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Mordred slowly begin to understand about his place as King Lot's bastard?
2. Why is Queen Morgan allowed to act in whatever manner she deems necessary?
3. Why does Mordred kill Gabran?
4. Why does Mordred think that Morgause is lying about her treatment at the convent?
5. When the Orkney princes are reunited with their mother, how do they act?
6. What shocking action does the Queen perform in Chapter 9? What does this tell Mordred about the Queen?
7. Why is Mordred fearful once he has killed Gabran?
8. What does Queen Morgasue reveal to Mordred on his first visit to her castle?
9. Why does Mordred think that he must watch what he says around Morgause's sons?
10. When the Ornkey princes and their mother arrive at Camelot, why aren't they allowed to enter into the kingdom?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Compare Gawain's legacy to his half brother Mordred. You may use outside references to learn about Gawain and Mordred's historical legacies.
First, compare their historical legacies, then compare their legacies from the Wicked Day?
Essay Topic 2
Describe Guinevere's feelings for the following men:
Compare her feelings for each man.
Why does Guinevere choose to return to her convent, rather than choose between the three men?
Is it because she loves them all equally?
Essay Topic 3
Describe Medieval men.
Why were they allowed to act on every raw emotion and feeling?
How does Arthur let his emotions, especially his quest for peace, eventually ruin Camelot?
On the other hand, how does the Orkney princes' raw emotions and violent tendencies ruin Camelot?
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