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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. Turambar agrees to not leave Nienil for war except for what condition?
2. Why does Androg have to break his bow and arrows?
3. Although Thingol tells Morwen that he cannot, what does he send with Morwen in secret?
4. What does Morgoth wish to learn from Hurin?
5. What is Morwen told became of Turin?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Brandir do with his title of Lord and why?
2. How were the orcs able to find Isildur when he was wearing the ring that made him invisible?
3. Describe the Drugs.
4. Why is Turin not surprised he is alone when he reaches Glaurung?
5. Explain why the Nazgul couldn't be completely secret when Sauron decided to send them out?
6. Why did Sauron let Gollum go after torturing him?
7. Describe the punishment that Hurin recieved from Morgoth and why it was so severe?
8. What did Aldarion do that Erendis could not forgive him for?
9. What does Beleg believe regarding the bond between men and elves?
10. What becomes of Amroth and Nimrodel?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Turin had two sisters. One of his sisters, Urwen, died when she was a small child. This death leaves his parents distant to Turin and he will be raised in many respects by Sador. His other sister he doesn't meet until he is an adult and doesn't realize it is his sister.
Explain the differences in the effects each sibling had on Turin. Which one had the greater impact on his life long term? Why?
Essay Topic 2
Drugs are great craftsmen. Did the orcs that set the statue on fire know about the connection between this race and the things that they carved? Speculate on why there is the connection between the Drugs and their creations. What does this add to the story?
Essay Topic 3
What is the purpose of The Line of Elros being told? Does it add to the reader's comprehension of the story or detract? Explain.
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