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This question is based on Thomas Hardy's The Mayor of Casterbridge.
'''I, Michael Henchard, on this morning;..., do take an oath before God here in this Solemn place...
And this I swear upon the book before me;... !''
The oath above is taken when

  • A. Henchard gets married to Susan
  • B. Henchard collects five guineas as the prize for Susan
  • C. Henchard swears to stop taking strong liquros
  • D. Newson returns Susan to Henchard
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2

This question is based on Thomas Hardy's The Mayor of Casterbridge.
The statement, 'Time the magician, had wrought much here' is made when

  • A. Susan Newson sees Henchard at Casterbridge
  • B. Elizabeth-Jane discovers her true father
  • C. Farfrae gets married to Elizabeth-Jane
  • D. Farfrae becomes the Mayor of Casterbridge
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3

This question is based on Thomas Hardy's The Mayor of Casterbridge.
The statement, 'Time the magician, had wrought much here' is made when

  • A. Susan Newson sees Henchard at Casterbridge
  • B. Elizabeth-Jane discovers her true father
  • C. Farfrae gets married to Elizabeth-Jane
  • D. Farfrae becomes the Mayor of Casterbridge
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This question is based on Thomas Hardy's The Mayor of Casterbridge.
Mrs. Newson refuses to reward the furmity seller for disclosing the whereabout of Henchard because she

  • A. has little money for her
  • B. condisers the trade in furmity unscrupulous
  • C. thinks it is not respectable to talk to the old women
  • D. has learned what she wanted from the old woman
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5

This question is based on Thomas Hardy's The Mayor of Casterbridge.
By allowing Henchard to get drunk and sell off his wife, Hardy makes the point that

  • A. life is valueless
  • B. drinking is disastrous
  • C. Henchard is unpredictable
  • D. cruelty is part of life
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