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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is the location when Moll is finally caught red handed?
2. How does Moll take advantage of the fop who took her to bed one evening?
3. What causes Moll to become audacious in her thievery?
4. What is wrong with Moll's prayers?
5. What does Moll learn about her banker?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why does Moll not make a play for the banker?
2. What kind of reputation does Moll earn from the underground, criminal community?
3. Describe how Moll and James part.
4. How does Moll escape capture when a former partner in crime gets caught by the police?
5. Where do Moll and James end up after Newgate?
6. How is the governess able to set Moll up with the baronet after she robbed him in the carriage?
7. What event causes Moll to turn to a life of crime?
8. What does Moll do after the man falls into a drunken sleep?
9. Explain what foils Moll's plan to marry the banker when she returns to London.
10. How does Moll meet the next man she becomes involved with when she is forty-two-years old?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Write an essay of at least two typewritten, double spaced pages on the use of irony in MOLL FLANDERS. Use the example of Moll and James each thinking the other was rich before they married and finding out that Moll really was a woman of fortune years later when they came to America. Express your opinion about how such ironic twists in a plot tend to make a story more interesting. Comment on whether you think irony happens in real life and give at least one example.
Essay Topic 2
Write an essay of at least two typewritten, double spaced pages on how well you think the characters are drawn in MOLL FLANDERS. In your analysis, mention whether you know how they looked, what kind of clothes they wore, how they thought and talked, and whether you picture them as real characters.
Essay Topic 3
Write an essay of at least two typewritten, double spaced pages on child labor. Start with the way it was in Moll's day and note how changes have been made in Europe and America. Discuss the bad effects on exploited children and places in the world where child labor is still a problem.
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