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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 Raine admit to Alyx in Chapter 9?
2. In what way does Alyx help Raine at the camp?
3. What does Alyx feel she cannot ask Raine to do for her in Chapter 11?
4. What will happen if Raine returns to England?
5. Who is Blanche?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why does Raine decide to continue with the lie of Alyx being a man even though he knows that Alyx is actual a woman?
2. Why does Alyx get into a disagreement with Blanche?
3. What happens when Raine tries to help steady Alyx after she stumbles off a horse?
4. What happens while Alyx is at the river working on her first task?
5. What is the first task that Raine assigns to Alyx?
6. What does Raine admit to Joss when he awakes from his feverish state? What does Joss admit to Raine?
7. How did Alyx discover her musical talents?
8. After hearing Alyx's reason for pouring water on Joss, how does Raine react?
9. Why is Alyx horrified to find out that she will be Raine's servant?
10. What does Raine find out from an urgent letter that arrives at the camp?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
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 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 how Velvet Song is an example of a novel which tries to satisfy its reader. Is this common among all novels of this genre? Why might Deveraux be trying to please the audience? What might the reader be looking for from a novel such as Velvet Song?
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