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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 does Moll say the passing jade thinks of?
2. What does Moll fear about her current landlady who brings Mrs. B?
3. What is the governess turned pawnbroker actually doing?
4. Who does Moll get to visit in Newgate?
5. What does Moll say is worse than being in want?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does Moll's marriage to the banker come to an end?
2. How is Moll finally caught red handed?
3. In Newgate, who is the leader of a rebel gang brought in for trial?
4. Explain what foils Moll's plan to marry the banker when she returns to London.
5. How does Moll turn her stolen goods into cash?
6. Describe how Moll and James part.
7. What adventure does Moll have at the gaming house?
8. What happens to the child after it is born?
9. What does Moll do after the man falls into a drunken sleep?
10. How does Moll eventually project her guilt onto someone else?
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 people influence others. Use three examples in the life of Moll Flanders--(1) what she learned from her first husband's older brother, (2) how she was influenced by the governess, and (3) what she learned from her true love, James. Express your opinion about how the approval of others may make some people make wrong decisions.
Essay Topic 2
Write an essay of at least two typewritten, double spaced pages on self-justification. Start with Moll and show how she justified everything she did, excusing herself on the grounds of poverty. From the example, discuss how people tend to make allowances for themselves when they would condemn other people for doing the same things.
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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