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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 married Bronwyn?
2. Who arrives at the camp to accept Raine's challenge?
3. Who dies in Alyx's arms after the challenge match?
4. Where does Gavin go to talk to Miles?
5. What does Pagnell do to Alyx to avenge his ego?
Short Essay Questions
1. What happens in November, and how does it affect Alyx?
2. Who does Alyx meet at the wedding and what does Alyx think of this person?
3. Is the end of the novel a happy ending?
4. What do Raine and Alyx do together at the fair?
5. When Alyx realizes that she has been very selfish throughout her life, what does she do?
6. What does Gavin and Judith ask Alyx to do to bring Raine back home for good?
7. What does the King demand that the Montgomerys do?
8. What sort of reception does Alyx receive when she returns to the camp?
9. What happens when Alyx arrives at the monastery after a two-hour long journey?
10. How do the convicts react when Alyx leaves the camp?
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 motif of music in the novel Velvet Song. How has music influenced Alyx's life? How does it affect her as an adult? How does Alyx's music help her in her life?
Essay Topic 3
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?
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