Winter's Heart Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

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Winter's Heart Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

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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. Whom does Therava want Faile and others to spy upon?

2. About what does Elayne talk to Nynaeve?

3. In chapter 2, whom does Perrin call upon for information?

4. What is the majority of Perrin's forces doing when he approaches camp in the beginning?

5. To what animal does Faile liken the way the Aiel treat her?

Short Essay Questions

1. What do Elayne and Nynaeve discuss?

2. What does Elayne question Reene Harfor about and what is her reply?

3. What transpires when Mat arrives at the palace and meets up with Tylin, Suroth and others?

4. What special ability does Perrin have and how does he use it in the situation about Faile?

5. What is Faile's biggest concern while marching? Why?

6. Who is on the way to Ebou Dar and for what purpose?

7. Why does Perrin get upset with the Wise Ones and what does he finally do?

8. What outrages Nynaeve and how do Elayne, Aviendha and Min respond?

9. How does Rand get into Elayne's palace and why is he there?

10. With whom has Perrin Aybara been meeting and how does he feel about what transpires in the beginning?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Titles often play a vital role in making a person decide to read a particular book.

Discuss the following:

1. Fully explain why you think "Winter's Heart" is titled as such. Do you think it is the best title for the book? Why? Can you think of a better title? Why would you choose it?

2. How important is a title in influencing you to consider reading a book? Explain your answer.

3. Do you think a title needs to have direct relevance to a book's content? Explain your answer.

4. Have you ever read a book that when you finished, you did not understand the relevance of the title? Does it discourage you from "trusting" that particular author again?

Essay Topic 2

Alanna "bonds" Rand, an action that infuriates him.

Discuss the following: What does it mean when an Aes Sedai "bonds" someone? How long does a bond last? Can someone get rid of a bond once it is in place? What are the advantages of bonding? The disadvantages? Why do you think Alanna is furious that Rand allows Min, Elayne, and Aviendha to bond with him? What are the advantages and disadvantages of the three women all being bonded to Rand?

Essay Topic 3

Politics and manipulation influence much of what happens in "Winter's Heart", including some of Rand's choices in response to others attempting to manipulate him.

Discuss one of the following:

1. Describe the political situation in "Winter's Heart" and how it impacts the actions of three of the major characters.

2. Discuss and analyze several people who try to manipulate Rand and his responses to them. Rand states repeatedly that he is only trying to fulfill his role as the Dragon Reborn and is not interested in politics. Do you think this is true or not? Explain.

3. Discuss fully with examples. Include a discussion of how Rand could use manipulation/politics to smooth his way.

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