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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 sacrifice does the Priest say Ungit demands?
2. To what does the Fox attribute the fact that the dangers and plagues disappeared from Glome when Psyche was sacrificed?
3. At the start of the chapter, Orual determines to. . .
4. What potential problem is rising between Redival and Psyche?
5. Who comes to the palace backed by an "army"?
Short Essay Questions
1. How do Orual and the Fox end up "babysitting" Redival?
2. Why does Bardia eventually allow Orual into Psyche's room?
3. Bardia's suggestion that he and Orual sleep back to back like soldiers teaches Orual what about herself?
4. How has the palace changed since Orual came out of the Pillar Room?
5. What reasons does the Fox have for wanting to commit suicide?
6. Describe Orual's childhood.
7. Why does Orual focus on the most fearful possibilities for Psyche's death rather than encouraging her?
8. Orual claims she writes her book for what reason?
9. What kind of relationship does Orual have with her father?
10. What is Orual's biggest struggle in chapter 11?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Discuss a statement about jealousy that you believe Lewis is making through the text. What happens to the jealous, or to the subjects of jealousy? What does jealousy have the power to do? Use examples and quotations to support your point.
Essay Topic 2
Choose one of the following topics for discussion in essay form:
1) Is Orual a selfish or selfless character? Why? Support your answer with examples.
2) Does the Fox's wisdom serve the girls well? Choose examples to support your answer.
3) Which characters show courage in the novel?
Essay Topic 3
Consider Till We Have Faces as an allegory and answer the following questions in your essay:
1) How does Lewis use the myth of Cupid and Psyche to communicate his theme(s)?
2) What do the key elements of this allegory (characters, symbols, imagery, allusions, for example) have to do with Lewis' message(s)?
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