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Great Expectations by Charles Dickens - Barron's Booknotes
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_____ 1. The escaped convict sent Pip for

A. a file and some "wittles"
B. a spy glass and his dad's hunting gun
C. "the Tickler"

_____ 2. Pip and Joe are seen as suffering from

A. the isolation of the marsh country
B. Mrs. Gargery's violent temper
C. the sharp criticism of hypocritical neighbors

_____ 3. In his first meeting with Estella, Pip

A. proposed marriage to her
B. vowed to discover her secret
C. was made to feel ashamed of his upbringing

_____ 4. At the Three Jolly Bargemen, a stranger

A. stirred his drink with a file
B. showed Pip a rusted set of leg irons
C. taped a pound note to the underside of Pip's plate

_____ 5. As he continues to visit Miss Havisham, Pip

I. begins to develop feelings about social class
II. reveals feelings of inferiority
III. determines to improve his position in the world

A. I and II only
B. II and III only
C. I, II, and III

_____ 6. Biddy enters Pip's home as a direct result of

A. Pip's "great expectations"
B. the prisoner's escaped from Hulks
C. the attack on Mrs. Joe

_____ 7. Herbert Pockets nickname for Pip is

A. Mr. Smith
B. Handel
C. Born Again

_____ 8. "He seemed to bully his very sandwich as he ate it" is
Dickens' comment on

A. Mr. Jaggers
B. Uncle Pumblechook
C. Bentley Drummle

_____ 9. "Portable Property" is

A. Jaggers' plaster casts
B. Wemmick's jewelry
C. Wopsle's stage gear

_____ 10. Wemmick shot off a cannon each night to

A. frighten away the thieves
B. give his deaf father something to hear
C. leave the office behind

11. Discuss the theme of snobbery in this novel.

12. What is this book's definition of a gentleman?

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