Abeka World Literature (10th grade) Test 2

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George Elliot
Who wrote “Silas Marner”?
Weaver
What occupation was Silas Marner?
Dunstan Cass
Who stole Silas’s money?
Sarah
Silas once was engaged to who?
Deerhound
What is a fleet?
Mr. Crackenthrop
Rector in Raveloe?
Mr. Tookey
Deputy-Clerk?
Mr. Snell
Landlord of the Rainbow Inn?
Ben Winthrop
Wheelwright in Raveloe?
Mr. Kimble
Raveloe’s doctor?
William Dane
Thief who falsely accused Silas?
Mr. Dowlas
Farrier?
Godfrey Cass
Husband of Molly Farren?
Mr. Macey
Highly respected tailor and parish clerk?
Aaron Winthrop
Rosy-faced boy who sang for Silas?
Dolly Winthrop
Encouraged Silas to go to church?
Molly Farren
Died in the snow?
Squire Cass
Unconcerned father,Important in raveloe?
Nancy Lammeter
Danced with Godfrey Cass at the New Year’s party?
Eppie Marner
Godfrey’s daughter,adopted by Silas?
New
What does novel mean?
Nineteenth Century
Great period in the development of the novel in America and Europe?
Subplots
Separate stories or series of incidents going on at the same time as the main plot but are related in some way?
Climax
Point of greater interest in a story or a novel?
Manners
The novel of deals with social customs and manners of a particular class, at a particular time and place?
Historical
The novel seeks to show the spirit of a past age or to recreate a person or series of events of the past?
Lantern Yard
What was the name of the place where Silas lived as a young man?
Aaron Winthrop
Whom did Eppie marry?
That he was really Eppie’s father
What secret did Godfrey decide to put in his will?
Dolly Winthrop
Who was Eppie’s godmother?
Jen Rodney
“What could I ha’ done with his money? I could as easy steal the person’s surplice, and wear it”.
Godfrey Cass
“I wanted to pass for childless once . . . -I shall pass for childless now against my wish”.
Priscilla Lammeter
“For I am ugly-there’s no denying that: I feature my father’s family. But, law! I don’t mind, do you?”
Dunstan Cass
“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”.
Silas Marner
“When a turns a blessing from his door, it falls to them as take it in”.
Nancy Lammeter
“As for her own person, it gave the same idea of perfect unvarying neatness as the body of a little bird.”
Mrs. Kimble
“The Squire’s sister, as well as the doctor’s wife-a double dignity, with which her diameter was in direct proportion.”
Godfrey Cass
“The eldest, a fine open-faced good-natured young man who was to come into the land some day.”
Eppie Marner
“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.

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