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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. How is Moll swept off her feet by an Irishman?
2. What does Mrs. B do with unwanted children?
3. What does Moll fear about her current landlady who brings Mrs. B?
4. After moving back with the governess, what work does Mill do?
5. How does Mill say she came out of the charge of robbing the silversmith?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does Moll turn her stolen goods into cash?
2. What causes Moll to continue stealing?
3. What passes through Moll's head as she marries the banker?
4. What adventure does Moll have at the gaming house?
5. Describe how Moll and James part.
6. What kind of reputation does Moll earn from the underground, criminal community?
7. Why is Moll so popular up north?
8. What event causes Moll to turn to a life of crime?
9. What happens to the child after it is born?
10. How does Moll escape capture when a former partner in crime gets caught by the police?
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 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.
Essay Topic 3
Write an essay of at least two typewritten, double spaced pages on how poverty sometimes leads to crime. Use the situation in mid 18th century England as a starting point and then make your essay more general. Discuss who is really at fault when the poor resort to stealing.
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