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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 frightens Orual most about the Priest of Ungit?
2. What is the thing Psyche felt most ashamed of during her first visit to the palace?
3. When Psyche suggests her god might be able to make Orual see and understand her situation, how does Orual respond?
4. What does the King do when Orual offers to sacrifice herself in place of Psyche?
5. What sacrifice does the Priest say Ungit demands?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why is Bardia the guard at Psyche's door?
2. What does Orual believe is the true reason the gods have tried to give her such feelings of happiness on her journey, and why does she refuse to accept these feelings?
3. The Fox has taught Orual and Psyche to believe what about the people they will encounter daily?
4. Why does the war with Tarin's father seem to "leave a stench?"
5. Why does the King kill a slave boy at the beginning of the chapter?
6. Why is Psyche ashamed to be mortal?
7. How do Orual and the Fox end up "babysitting" Redival?
8. How has the palace changed since Orual came out of the Pillar Room?
9. How are people's attitudes changing toward Psyche?
10. Why do Orual and the Fox sense misfortune for Psyche?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Describe the journey Orual takes up the mountain, examining the symbolic meaning behind three of the following:
A) The steep ascent.
B) The hills and valleys between Glome and the Mountain.
C) The black valley.
D) The secret valley of the god.
Essay Topic 2
Analyze the possession and use of power in Till We Have Faces. Who has power? How is it employed? Then write an essay in which you identify Lewis's attitude toward the powerful.
Essay Topic 3
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.
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