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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. Why does Moll cease to fear witnesses against her?
2. How does the governess get money from the baronet?
3. How does Moll steal two rings she sees through a house window?
4. Who does Moll meet to help her with her money?
5. How is Moll married to the Irishman?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why does Moll not make a play for the banker?
2. Why does Moll stop stealing for a while?
3. What kind of reputation does Moll earn from the underground, criminal community?
4. What event causes Moll to turn to a life of crime?
5. What adventure does Moll have at the gaming house?
6. Describe how Moll and James part.
7. What is Moll's concern about having the baby in the rooming house where she is staying?
8. How does Moll escape capture when a former partner in crime gets caught by the police?
9. How does Moll eventually project her guilt onto someone else?
10. What assistance does she get from the landlady at the rooming house?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Write an essay of at least two typewritten, double spaced pages the position of women in 18th century England and in the colonies. Define the limitations placed on women, their responsibility regarding having children, their lack of rights when a marriage or relationship breaks up, the kind of labor they are limited to doing and the pay scale they are offered.
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 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.
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