Short Answer Questions Key
1. According to Mrs. Marchmont, who throws tedious parties?
2. At the dinner party in Act 1, Part 1, what does Lady Basildon think of the man who talks about his wife during dinner?
He is terribly trivial.
3. In Act 1, Part 1, why does Lord Caversham call Goring a good-for-nothing?
Goring leads an idle life.
4. What reason does Lord Caversham give for never going anywhere?
He is sick of London society.
5. According to Mabel, what is London society comprised of?
Beautiful idiots and brilliant lunatics.
6. To what flower does the author compare Mrs. Cheveley?
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