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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 Caspian call the second island the travelers land on in Chapter 8?
2. What does Eustace find has happened with the thing occupying the bottom of the large valley in Chapter 6 after he sees it?
3. What does Eustace find he has transformed into after putting on an item he finds in a cave?
4. What does Lucy ask the dragon if his name is in Chapter 7?
5. What does the governor feel no need to do for Caspian because he is a mere child?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Caspian believe about the arm ring Eustace had put on?
2. What happens when the travelers encounter a group of rough looking men on the Lone Islands?
3. What happens after Lucy gives the dragon a few drops of her cordial when she sees his leg is hurt?
4. What do the townspeople do when Caspian and his men march into the capitol city?
5. Why does Eustace leave the group at the end of Chapter 5?
6. How is the valley that Eustace finds himself in during Chapter 6 described?
7. How does Eustace say he was turned from a dragon back into a boy?
8. What does Caspian tell Edmund and Lucy regarding the nature of his journey?
9. What problems do Caspian and his sailors discuss in regard to traveling with Eustace as a dragon?
10. What does Caspian have the Dawn Treader pretend to do at the end of Chapter 3?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Discuss the author's use of fantasy in the book. What does the use of fantasy help portray and reveal about the book's characters that would have been absent without it?
Essay Topic 2
Discuss the role of Eustace's journal in the book. What role did the journal play in the telling of the stories on the Dawn Treader? What purpose did the author have for using this method?
Essay Topic 3
A common thought represented throughout much of the book is the concept of duty. Part 1.) How does Caspian view his duties to the lords he is hoping to save? Part 2.) What might the author hope for the characters' duties to represent in the book? Part 3.) What parallels can be seen between the characters' acts of duty and religion?
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