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King Midas

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King Midas
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1.  Why does Dionysus grant Midas a wish?
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2.  Which of the following best shows the irony of Midas's wish?
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3.  Which is the main purpose of this myth?
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5.  The irony Kind Midas faces is that
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6.  As a sign that the golden touch has been taken away,
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7.  Irony is present in the story because
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8.  Who is sleeping in the king's garden?
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9.  What characteristic describes Midas at the end of the story?
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10.  Why does Midas want everything he touches to turn to gold?
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11.  "Midas had a loving wife and a daughter he adored, but he was still discontented.  He wanted to be the most powerful king in the world; he wanted everyone to envy him."pg. 560What is the meaning of the word discontented as it is used in the above passage?
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12.  What is the setting at the beginning of this myth?
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13.  Which incident leads Midas to regret his wish?
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14.  King Midas said, "'I shall send word to your master at once.'  Silenus began to look worried, for his mater was the god Dionysus, who was not only powerful but also quick tempered." pg. 561Why does Silenus begin to worry?
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15.  Which sentence best states the irony in the story  of King Midas?
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16.  Why does King Midas want the ability to turn things to gold?
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17.  Midas receives the golden touch
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18.  Why did Silenus make the bargain with King Midas?
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19.  What will Midas probably do after the story ends?
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20.  Based on the description of Midas in the story's beginning, readers can reasonably conclude that he
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