Velvet Song Test | Lesson Plans Mid-Book Test - Hard

Jude Deveraux
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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 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 Alyx's character growth. How does her character at the beginning of the novel compare to her character at the end of the novel? How and why is she able to grow?

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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