Fact Questions for
Tanglewood Tales / "The Minotaur"
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What is under the stone and what is Theseus told to do with what he finds there?
Who were Procrustes and Scinis?
What does Theseus expect to happen when he enters Athens?
Why has Aegeus "grown aged before his time"?(13)
Why didn't Theseus suspect his nephews were planning evil against him?
What was the plan of Medea and her nephews to get rid of Theseus?
What happens when the king first offers the wine to Theseus? Why does this happen?
How does Aegeus discover that Theseus is his son?
Why do the maidens and youths go to be devoured by the Minotaur?
Why does Theseus believe it is his duty to attempt to kill the Minotaur?(21)
Who is Talus? Why does he let Theseus's ship pass?
Who is Ariadne?
Why does Theseus choose not to escape before confronting the Minotaur?
What does Ariadne do to help Theseus?
Who built the Labyrinth?
What does the Minotaur look like?
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