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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 do the camp members do when Alyx tries to make peace with them?
2. What does Alyx first notice about Rosamund?
3. How does Alyx try to make peace with the camp?
4. What does Alyx pour over Joss?
5. What does Alyx do when Raine helps her from a horse?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why does the king agree to pardon Raine?
2. Describe the protagonist of the novel.
3. Why does Raine feel betrayed by Alyx at the fair?
4. What does Alyx insist that she has not done, and how does Raine react?
5. What happens when Raine tells Alyx that they must bathe?
6. Why is Alyx horrified to find out that she will be Raine's servant?
7. What lies does Alyx tell Raine to make the adulterous situation more believable?
8. What sort of reception does Alyx receive when she returns to the camp?
9. How does Alyx try to stop Raine from killing Roger?
10. Who does Alyx meet at the wedding and what does Alyx think of this person?
Essay Topic 1
Discuss the motif of pride in the novel Velvet Song. Discuss Raine's pride and how it affects his relationships, particularly his relationship with Alyx.
Essay Topic 2
Discuss the setting of the novel Velvet Song. Where and when is the novel set? How does this affect the narrative? What role does the setting play in the novel? How much does the time period influence the events and actions that take place in the novel?
Essay Topic 3
Discuss the antagonist of the novel, Pagnell? Why is he the antagonist of the novel? What does he do to the protagonist, Alyx? What is his purpose in the novel? What are his defining character traits?
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