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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 intruders do after Alyx escapes?
2. What country does Alyx live in?
3. According to the gang members, what will they do if Alyx's crime is not dealt with?
4. What year is the novel set in?
5. Who attacks Raine after he kisses Anne?
Short Essay Questions
1. What happens to Alyx when she is walking to practice one day?
2. What happens when Raine tells Alyx that they must bathe?
3. What does Pagnell's servant tell Alyx she must do so no one will recognize her?
4. Why is Alyx worried about leaving the camp with Raine?
5. What do Joss, Rosamund, and Alyx do while Raine battles his injuries?
6. What news from Raine's family does he receive?
7. What is the first task that Raine assigns to Alyx?
8. What does Raine admit to Joss when he awakes from his feverish state? What does Joss admit to Raine?
9. What lies does Alyx tell Raine to make the adulterous situation more believable?
10. What does Alyx do to Joss while sitting around the fire, and why does she do this?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Discuss the conclusion of the novel Velvet Song. Was it a happy ending? What happens at the end? Are there any surprises or unanswered questions?
Essay Topic 2
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 3
Discuss the challenges which the characters face in the novel Velvet Song. What or who is causing these challenges, and how do the characters overcome them? What is Deveraux's purpose for including these challenges?
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