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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. While training Alyx, what is Raine shocked by?
2. What country does Alyx live in?
3. Whose household was Joss a musician in?
4. What year is the novel set in?
5. What does Raine admit to Joss after Raine wakes up from his illness?
Short Essay Questions
1. What happens when Raine tells Alyx that they must bathe?
2. Why does Raine decide to continue with the lie of Alyx being a man even though he knows that Alyx is actual a woman?
3. How does Raine react when he finds Joss and Alyx in bed together?
4. What lies does Alyx tell Raine to make the adulterous situation more believable?
5. What news from Raine's family does he receive?
6. What do Joss, Rosamund, and Alyx do while Raine battles his injuries?
7. How has Alyx gained enemies at the camp?
8. What happens when Alyx is watching over Raine one night while he is in a feverish state?
9. What do the group at the camp accuse Alyx of?
10. How does Alyx do at learning how to ride a horse?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Discuss the protagonist of the novel Velvet Song. What are Alyx's defining character traits? What struggles or obstacles does she face throughout the narrative? What do her main storylines deal with?
Essay Topic 2
Discuss the author of the novel Velvet Song, Jude Deveraux. Describe her background and her career as a writer. What genre does she typically write in? What has she achieved in her career? Is she respected in her field? What is known about her writing process? Can any connections be made between the plot of the novel and the author's life?
Essay Topic 3
Discuss the motif of music in the novel Velvet Song. How has music influenced Alyx's life? How does it affect her as an adult? How does Alyx's music help her in her life?
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