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Gone with the Wind

Margaret Mitchell

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1. How many children does Scarlett have?

2. Why does Archie oppose Scarlett’s plan to lease convicts?

3. Why does Scarlett stay with Melanie when Atlanta is under attack?

4. Who saves Scarlett from the attack in Shantytown?

5. How does Gerald die?

6. How old is Scarlett at the beginning of the novel?

7. Who is Scarlett’s second husband?

8. What phrase does Scarlett repeat to herself in difficult times?

9. Who delivers Melanie’s child?

10. How does Rhett make money during the war?

11. Who tries to buy Tara from Scarlett?

12. Who catches Scarlett and Ashley embracing?

13. What, according to Ashley, does Scarlett love more than she loves him?

14. Where does Scarlett plan to go at the end of the novel?

15. Who testifies on behalf of the Klansmen after Frank is killed?

16. How does Bonnie die?

17. Why does Ashley refuse to marry Scarlett?

18. Why does Scarlett slap Prissy?

19. Who gives Bonnie her nickname?

20. According to Old Miss Fontaine, what is the secret to life?

21. Why does Rhett abandon Scarlett and Melanie outside Atlanta?

22. Why is Rhett put in jail?

23. Where does Rhett usually spend time after he fights with Scarlett?

24. Why does Scarlett have a miscarriage?

25. What is the final line of the novel?

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