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Rumpelstiltskin

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  • 1. Multiple Choice
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    PART A: Which statement identifies the main theme of the text?

    Having too much pride can lead to bad consequences.

    Falling in love may happen in unexpected situations.

    There is nothing more important than family.

    Revenge is necessary to take when others do you wrong.

  • 2. Multiple Choice
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    PART B: Which detail from the text best supports the answer to Part A?

    “It was in vain that the poor maiden said that it was only a silly boast of her father, for that she could do no such thing as spin straw into gold” (Paragraph 1)

    “When the king came and saw this, he was greatly astonished and pleased; but his heart grew still more greedy of gain, and he shut up the poor miller’s daughter again with a fresh task.” (Paragraph 3)

    “The king came in the morning, and, finding all he wanted, was forced to keep his word; so he married the miller’s daughter, and she really became queen.” (Paragraph 4)

    “Then she grieved sorely at her misfortune, and said she would give him all the wealth of the kingdom if he would let her off, but in vain” (Paragraph 5)

  • 3. Multiple Choice
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    Which line best conveys the greediness of Rumpelstiltskin?

    “I will give you three days’ grace, and if during that time you tell me my name, you shall keep your child.”

    "When the king came and saw this, he was greatly astonished and pleased; but his heart grew still more greedy of gain, and he shut up the poor miller’s daughter again with a fresh task."

    “Then say you will give me,” said the little man, “the first little child that you may have when you are queen.”

    ..."but yesterday, as I was climbing a high hill, among the trees of the forest where the fox and the hare bid each other good night, I saw a little hut; and before the hut burnt a fire; and round about the fire a funny little dwarf was dancing upon one leg, and singing..."

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