Mid-Book Test - Hard
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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 thoughts has Orual repeated about the gods throughout the story?
2. Orual is comforted by the fire and food at her camp with Bardia. Why?
3. Orual describes Psyche's youth as her own "best times" for which reason?
4. When does Orual first understand that she is ugly?
5. Orual's comparison of the Priest to a vulture foreshadows
Short Essay Questions
1. How does Orual hope to use Trunia and Redival to bring peace to Glome and Phars?
2. How is Orual persuaded not to kill herself?
3. Why does the Fox suggest that Orual needs a dose of hellebore too?
4. Why do Orual and the Fox sense misfortune for Psyche?
5. How does Bardia hurt Orual's feelings?
6. How are people's attitudes changing toward Psyche?
7. The Fox has taught Orual and Psyche to believe what about the people they will encounter daily?
8. What has prepared Orual to rule as queen of Glome?
9. What kind of relationship does Orual have with her father?
10. What complaints does Orual make of the Gods during her trial?
Essay Topic 1
Trace Orual's journey toward faith through an examination of one of the following:
1) Physical objects or places.
2) Association with other characters.
3) Her own thoughts.
4) Her statements about the gods.
Essay Topic 2
If we assume that Lewis writes Till We Have Faces to communicate some virtue or virtues, what might they be? Write an essay in which you identify Lewis' definition of goodness and how he communicates these values in his novel.
Essay Topic 3
Discuss the idea of faith through any one character in the text. Following that character's journey, find examples to prove how that person moves toward or away from faith throughout the story.
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