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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What reception does Moll get from the inmates at Newgate?
2. Why does Moll say she continues to steal?
3. What is Moll's first theft?
4. Who does the wealthy man Moll robs in a coach turn out to be?
5. Why does the landlady not offer the same help that Mrs. B offers?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Write an essay of at least two typewritten, double spaced pages on literary language of the 18th century. Use examples in the novel to demonstrate the formality of written language and vocabulary that is not used in the same way today. State you opinion about the degree of difficulty in understanding the story that language presents in MOLL FLANDERS.
Essay Topic 2
Write an essay of at least two typewritten, double spaced pages detailing three major types of transportation in the novel--horseback, the carriage, and boats and ships. Express your opinion on how such limited means of transportation affected 18th century life. Point out the hardships involved with each type of transportation. Discuss how means of transportation began to evolve in the 19th century because of a need for better ways of getting around.
Essay Topic 3
Write an essay of at least two typewritten, double spaced pages the disparity between the rich and the poor in 18th century England and the colonies. Discuss to what extent that disparity is directly related to feudalism and how it affected the history of the British colonies in America.
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