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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 happens to the sliver brought to the pawnbroker?
2. Who does the governess introduce Moll to who can help her learn the art of thieving?
3. What privilege do Moll and her husband get while anchored at Ireland?
4. What is the governess' new business?
5. What happens to save Moll?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Moll do after the man falls into a drunken sleep?
2. Why does Moll stop stealing for a while?
3. How is Moll finally caught red handed?
4. What kind of reputation does Moll earn from the underground, criminal community?
5. How does Moll's marriage to the banker come to an end?
6. How does Moll escape capture when a former partner in crime gets caught by the police?
7. What does James tell Moll as she departs for London?
8. What assistance does she get from the landlady at the rooming house?
9. How does the governess try to prepare Moll for hanging?
10. Explain what foils Moll's plan to marry the banker when she returns to London.
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Write an essay of at least two typewritten, double spaced pages comparing MOLL FLANDERS to the novel, TOM JONES by Henry fielding. There is no need to read the entire novel. Simply point out similarities in characters, behaviors, use of language, point of view of the authors, and attempts to portray the stories as real histories.
Essay Topic 2
Write an essay of at least two typewritten, double spaced pages on your opinion of Defoe's literary style in presenting Moll Flanders as though she wrote the book herself. Do you think it is effective? How would it be different written in the third person?
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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