Mid-Book Test - Hard
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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 does Alyx watch while Raine bathes?
2. Who tells Alyx that she must go into hiding after she is declared a wanted criminal?
3. Who will do this to Raine if he returns to England?
4. Who gives Alyx an instrument when she is ten?
5. What does Alyx contemplate doing to prevent any danger coming to Raine?
Short Essay Questions
1. What do Raine and Alyx do together at the fair?
2. Describe the protagonist of the novel.
3. When Alyx realizes that she has been very selfish throughout her life, what does she do?
4. What does the King demand that the Montgomerys do?
5. What happens when Raine tries to help steady Alyx after she stumbles off a horse?
6. Who does Alyx meet at the wedding and what does Alyx think of this person?
7. What happens during the fight between Roger and Raine?
8. What misunderstandings had the king believed?
9. What happens when Alyx arrives at the monastery after a two-hour long journey?
10. Who does Alyx finally meet at the end of Chapter 14?
Essay Topic 1
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?
Essay Topic 2
Discuss the motif of jealousy in the novel Velvet Song. Which character(s) express jealousy in the novel? Why do they feel jealous? How do they convey their jealousy? Who or what are they jealous of? How does this jealousy affect their relationships?
Essay Topic 3
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?
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