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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. Who does this laughing visitor take an instant liking to?
2. What is the name of Alyx's and Raine's newborn?
3. What does Pagnell deduce about Alyx's baby?
4. How does Alyx feel at the beginning of Chapter 22 after a few weeks of being home?
5. Where does Alyx volunteer while staying with Judith?
Short Essay Questions
1. How do the convicts react when Alyx leaves the camp?
2. Who does Alyx finally meet at the end of Chapter 14?
3. What does the King demand that the Montgomerys do?
4. What happens when Alyx arrives at the monastery after a two-hour long journey?
5. What happens during the fight between Roger and Raine?
6. What misunderstandings had the king believed?
7. Who pulls Alyx out of the crowd at the fair and why does he do this?
8. What sort of reception does Alyx receive when she returns to the camp?
9. What does Gavin and Judith ask Alyx to do to bring Raine back home for good?
10. Why does the king agree to pardon Raine?
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 motif of misunderstandings in the novel Velvet Song. What misunderstandings take place throughout the narrative? What causes these misunderstandings? What problems do these cause, particularly between Alyx and Raine? How do these misunderstandings get cleared up?
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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