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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does the banker promise Moll?
2. Why does Moll cease to fear witnesses against her?
3. How is Moll married to the Irishman?
4. What does Moll confess to the banker?
5. Why do people suggest that Moll move out of St. John's Street?
Essay Topic 1
Write an essay of at least two typewritten, double spaced pages expressing your opinion about the importance of MOLL FLANDERS as an example of 18th century fiction and whether it had an effect on later writers. Is there a departure from the norm with this novel that led eventually to books by writers such as Henry James? Discuss whether earlier works of fiction have an influence over works that follow in later years.
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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