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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. Orual blames Bardia's illness on. . .
2. The story the old priest relays implies that
3. Orual decides to amend her book. Why?
4. The god's words "you also shall be psyche" suggest what to Orual?
5. The rams of the gods trample Orual. Why?
Short Essay Questions
1. What complaints does Orual make of the Gods during her trial?
2. What has prepared Orual to rule as queen of Glome?
3. What conflict comes between Orual and the Fox?
4. What does Orual realize about the inability of humans to communicate with the gods?
5. What is Orual's plan to defeat Argan and rescue Phars?
6. How is it that Psyche could have endured so much without any anguish?
7. In this chapter, what is the source of conflict between Orual and Psyche?
8. How does Orual hope to use Trunia and Redival to bring peace to Glome and Phars?
9. Describe the story of Istra.
10. Describe the last days of the Fox.
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
What is the role of fathers and teachers in Till We Have Faces? What sort of father is King Trom? What sort of teacher is The Fox? How do these two men shape Redival, Psyche, and Orual? Write an essay in which you evaluate and analyze the role that one of these men plays in shaping each of the women.
Essay Topic 3
Write an essay in which you examine Lewis' choice to use the first person point of view in writing Till We Have Faces. Why might he have selected this point of view? How does it enhance his theme(s)?
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