Short Essay Questions Key
1. What happens to Tuor's mother?
She will take Tuor to live with the elves. When Tuor is safe she simply lies down to die.
2. Why did Turin turn to Sador for his learning?
Turin had a sister, Urwen, that died, leaving Turin's parents in mourning. Turin will have Sador to teach him things instead of his father.
3. Describe the punishment that Hurin recieved from Morgoth and why it was so severe?
Hurin was a warrior. Because he wanted to be fighting being forced to stand still in one spot and watch the battle he had been part of was torturous. Hurin is forced to watch the battle and is unable to move or speak.
4. Why did Morwen decline Thingol's offer to come live with him in his kingdom?
Morwen was a proud woman. Although she was in a difficult predicament she didn't want to feel as if she was living off of charity.
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