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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. How does Pagnell plan to collect the ransom for both Raine and Alyx?
2. Why does Alyx agree to go with Pagnell when they see each other at the wedding?
3. How does the crowd act when it is time for Alyx's execution?
4. What is the only thing that can soothe the king?
5. After riding for two hours, where do Joss and Alyx arrive?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Alyx discover after leaving the camp, and what is her reaction this news?
2. What misunderstandings had the king believed?
3. What sort of reception does Alyx receive when she returns to the camp?
4. How do the convicts react when Alyx leaves the camp?
5. What do Raine and Alyx do together at the fair?
6. Who does Alyx meet at the wedding and what does Alyx think of this person?
7. Who pulls Alyx out of the crowd at the fair and why does he do this?
8. Why does Brian Chatworth come to the outlaw's camp?
9. What does Judith tell Alyx about the family feud after Alyx returns home from the fair?
10. What happens when Alyx arrives at the monastery after a two-hour long journey?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Discuss the genre of the novel Velvet Song. What are the elements found in historical romantic fiction? Which of these elements can be found in the novel Velvet Song?
Essay Topic 2
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 3
Discuss the conclusion of the novel Velvet Song. Was it a happy ending? What happens at the end? Are there any surprises or unanswered questions?
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