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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 does Pandarus think will cause Troilus to kill himself?
2. Who enters the room shortly after Troilus agrees to Criseyde's demands?
3. How does Troilus feel when he hears Criseyde coming toward him?
4. What does Criseyde do as she nears Troilus for the first time?
5. What does Troilus say that he would never do without Criseyde's consent?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does Criseyde feel about her father, and why?
2. What leads Troilus to consider suicide?
3. What is the focus of the long speech that Troilus delivers to Pandarus?
4. How is Pandarus able to convince Troilus to speak with Criseyde before the trade takes place?
5. Why does Pandarus begin to feel shameful about his actions?
6. What does Criseyde say to Troilus as she leaves him for the trade?
7. What does Troilus pretend to do while at the dinner party at his brother's house?
8. What does Pandarus secretly help Troilus and Criseyde do after their first night together?
9. Why does Calkas want to trade Antenor for Criseyde?
10. What causes Criseyde to get upset with Troilus while they are together at Pandarus' house?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Fear is a common theme in this book that is presented a number of times by a number of characters. What are some of those instances, and how does fear affect the characters in the book?
Essay Topic 2
Which character did you relate with the most in this book? Why was that? How did that character change throughout the book?
Essay Topic 3
Sacrifice was a theme that was very prevalent in this book. Who were the characters most affected by that theme, and how did they allow sacrifice to change their lives?
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