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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 Alyx defend in front of Roger at the fair?
2. Who does this laughing visitor take an instant liking to?
3. How does Alyx feel when she has not heard from Raine for two months?
4. While at the fair, what do Raine and Alyx buy?
5. What does Alyx discover after leaving the camp?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why does Brian Chatworth come to the outlaw's camp?
2. What does Alyx notice in the moments before her execution?
3. What does Judith tell Alyx about the family feud after Alyx returns home from the fair?
4. Who does Alyx meet at the wedding and what does Alyx think of this person?
5. Why does Raine feel betrayed by Alyx at the fair?
6. What happens when Alyx arrives at the monastery after a two-hour long journey?
7. What do Raine and Alyx do together at the fair?
8. Why does the king agree to pardon Raine?
9. What misunderstandings had the king believed?
10. Who does Alyx finally meet at the end of Chapter 14?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Discuss the motif of revenge in the novel Velvet Song. Who seeks revenge? Why?
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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