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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 not relate all the adventures of her Lancashire husband?
2. What does Moll say allowed the devil to push her into crime?
3. What is the governess' new business?
4. What happens to Mill in the silversmith's shop?
5. Who does Moll meet to help her with her money?
Short Essay Questions
1. In Newgate, who is the leader of a rebel gang brought in for trial?
2. What event causes Moll to turn to a life of crime?
3. What causes Moll to continue stealing?
4. How is Moll finally caught red handed?
5. What does James tell Moll as she departs for London?
6. What kind of reputation does Moll earn from the underground, criminal community?
7. Explain what foils Moll's plan to marry the banker when she returns to London.
8. What is Moll's concern about having the baby in the rooming house where she is staying?
9. Where do Moll and James end up after Newgate?
10. What does Moll do after the man falls into a drunken sleep?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
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 2
Write an essay of at least two typewritten, double spaced pages on the subject of penitence. Point out what real penitence is. Discuss how Moll's penitence looks less like sorrow for her sins and more like sorrow that she was caught. Contrast her with the governess who seems to be genuinely sorry for her past life at the end of the novel.
Essay Topic 3
Write an essay of at least two typewritten, double spaced pages on Why I Would Not Like to Live in 18th Century England. Include in your essay the odds against being born into wealth or nobility, the modern conveniences that were not even dreamed of in that time, and the injustices against women and children.
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