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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does the banker promise Moll?
2. Why does Moll cease to fear witnesses against her?
3. How is Moll married to the Irishman?
4. What does Moll confess to the banker?
5. Why do people suggest that Moll move out of St. John's Street?
Essay Topic 1
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 2
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 3
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.
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