Winter's Heart Test | Final Test - Hard

This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 143 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials.
Buy the Winter's Heart Lesson Plans
Name: _________________________ Period: ___________________

This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does the voice tell Rand?

2. Whose windpipe does Rand crush?

3. According to the innkeeper at Bethamin's inn, who is looking for Bethamin?

4. About whom does the innkeeper ask?

5. Who kills Kisman?

Short Essay Questions

1. How does Mat know the gholam is still in Ebou Dar and what do others think caused the killings?

2. Where is Rand after the assassination attempt and how is he rescued?

3. Who betrays Rand and what does Rand do?

4. What do Cadsuane and her party examine inside the Hall of Counsels?

5. What is Bethamin Zeami's goal and how is that difficult to achieve?

6. How does Mat save the Aes Sedai, Joline, from capture by the Seanchan?

7. Why does Cadsuane slap Rand?

8. What agreement do Elayne and the commander of an army that is camped near Caemlyn make?

9. What decisions does Elayne have to make with advice of Norry?

10. What does Mat discover about the damane collar?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Choose one of the following to discuss:

1. Compare/contrast Rand and Mat. How are they alike? How are they different? Are they both protagonists? Antagonists? Or? Are they likable characters? How critical are they to the plot of "Winter's Heart"? Whom do you like the most of the two? Why? Do you think they each are critical to the success of "Winter's Heart"?

2. Compare/contrast Rand and Perrin. How are they alike? How are they different? Are they both protagonists? Antagonists? Or are they likable characters? How critical are they to the plot of "Winter's Heart"? Whom do you like the most of the two? Why? Do you think they each are critical to the success of "Winter's Heart"?

3. Compare/contrast Mat and Perrin. How are they alike? How are they different? Are they both protagonists? Antagonists? Or are they likable characters? How critical are they to the plot of "Winter's Heart"? Whom do you like the most of the two? Why? Do you think they each are critical to the success of "Winter's Heart"?

Essay Topic 2

Symbols are an important part of the story of "Winter's Heart". Some of the symbols carry over from other books in the series.

Discuss one of the following:

1. One of the most important symbols of the entire Wheel of Time series is that of the Dragon. Discuss and analyze using specific examples the symbol of the dragon.

2. One of the characters, Min, sees symbols circling the heads of many of the characters. Discuss the symbols Min sees circling the heads of three of the characters.

3. There are a number of symbols associated with both Mat and Perrin. Discuss these and their meanings.

Essay Topic 3

One of the prophesies about the Dragon Reborn is that Aes Sedai will swear loyalty to the Dragon Reborn, which happens in an earlier book, "Lord of Chaos". Rand hates being told what he needs to do by Aes Sedai who cite prophecy.

Discuss the following: Trace and analyze the occurrences of prophesy in "Winter's Heart". Many fantasy novels include some "prophesy" in their storyline. Why do you think this is? Do you think Rand knowing about the prophesies about him will help him? How could it hinder him? How does knowing prophesy in any book (or real life) perhaps make it become "self-fulfilling"?

(see the answer keys)

This section contains 1,079 words
(approx. 4 pages at 300 words per page)
Buy the Winter's Heart Lesson Plans
Copyrights
BookRags
Winter's Heart from BookRags. (c)2021 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.