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1. Although the story is set in eighteenth-century England, it does not concern itself with actual historical events. Instead, the details of eighteenth-century life create an atmosphere for the adventure that takes place.

Show how the descriptions of the Red Lion Tavern and Newgate Prison help the reader understand Smith's personality.

2. Moral choice is an important element in Smith. Show how some of the events in the story teach Smith and the other characters that outward respectability, rank, and wealth are not always indications of honesty and goodness.

3. It is ironic that many of the characters in the story turn out to be the opposite of what they appear. Mr. Billing, a lawyer, turn s out to be a lawbreaker, and the man who judges Smith cannot see. Discuss some other examples of irony, such as the actions of Lord Tom...

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