Abeka World Literature (10th grade) Test 2
Who wrote “Silas Marner”?
What occupation was Silas Marner?
Who stole Silas’s money?
Silas once was engaged to who?
What is a fleet?
Rector in Raveloe?
Landlord of the Rainbow Inn?
Wheelwright in Raveloe?
Thief who falsely accused Silas?
Husband of Molly Farren?
Highly respected tailor and parish clerk?
Rosy-faced boy who sang for Silas?
Encouraged Silas to go to church?
Died in the snow?
Unconcerned father,Important in raveloe?
Danced with Godfrey Cass at the New Year’s party?
Godfrey’s daughter,adopted by Silas?
What does novel mean?
Great period in the development of the novel in America and Europe?
Separate stories or series of incidents going on at the same time as the main plot but are related in some way?
Point of greater interest in a story or a novel?
The novel of deals with social customs and manners of a particular class, at a particular time and place?
The novel seeks to show the spirit of a past age or to recreate a person or series of events of the past?
What was the name of the place where Silas lived as a young man?
Whom did Eppie marry?
That he was really Eppie’s father
What secret did Godfrey decide to put in his will?
Who was Eppie’s godmother?
“What could I ha’ done with his money? I could as easy steal the person’s surplice, and wear it”.
“I wanted to pass for childless once . . . -I shall pass for childless now against my wish”.
“For I am ugly-there’s no denying that: I feature my father’s family. But, law! I don’t mind, do you?”
“Suppose, now you get the money yourself, and save me the trouble, eh? Since you was so kind as to hand it over to me, you’ll not refuse me the kindness to pay it back for me”.
“When a turns a blessing from his door, it falls to them as take it in”.
“As for her own person, it gave the same idea of perfect unvarying neatness as the body of a little bird.”
“The Squire’s sister, as well as the doctor’s wife-a double dignity, with which her diameter was in direct proportion.”
“The eldest, a fine open-faced good-natured young man who was to come into the land some day.”
“A blond dimpled girl of eighteen who has vainly tried to chastise her curly auburn hair into smoothness under her brown bonnet.”
Essay: In a short paragraph,contrast the influence of religion and supersition in the lives of people of Raveloe with its influence in the lives of people of Lantern Yard.
In Raveloe, superstition caused a fear of strangers, and the viewing of herbal cures as magic, while religion was not a real influence in daily life. Church attendance was irregular and tended more toward social events.
In Lantern Yard, superstition was involved in religion itself; the people believed in visions and in casting lots. The church strongly influenced the lives of it’s members, controlling man aspects of their daily lives.