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Ghosts

Henrik Ibsen

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Who fathered Regina?

Before she married Captain Alving, whom was Mrs. Alving most interested in?

What sort of memorial is Mrs. Alving building to honor the late Captain?

With what sort of institution does Jakob Engstrand compare his planned establishment for sailors?

Where did Ibsen live most of his life?

Ghosts was completed in:

Of what does Pastor Manders successfully convince Mrs. Alving?

What knowledge does Pastor Manders believe will turn public opinion against him?

Who is Johanna?

Whose daughter does Engstrand believe Regina to be?

What does Oswald do by profession?

Why is Regina hesitant to join Mrs. Alving and Oswald for champagne?

Why does Oswald return home?

In which way does Oswald differ from his father?

Which of the following does Pastor Manders condemn?

How does the weather change at the very end of Ghosts?

At the start of the play, Pastor Manders realizes which of the following facts?

What is Jakob Engstrand by profession?

Who is the last person to leave the ruins of the asylum?

How does Mrs. Alving first learn that Oswald is flirting with Regina?

At the beginning of the play, Mrs. Alving expects Oswald to receive which of the following?

Which of the following words is not a good description of Mrs. Alving's feelings for the pastor?

How does Oswald first appear?

How is Ghosts structured?

What does Oswald carry in order to be ready for emergencies?

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