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A Passage to India

E. M. Forster

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1. In the opening dialogue of the novel, who is most open to the possibility of Indian-English friendship?

2. Why is Aziz at the mosque where he meets Mrs. Moore?

3. How does Aziz sense Mrs. Moore is sympathetic to him?

4. Why, at the beginning of the novel, is Adela Quested dissatisfied with her visit to India?

5. Why does Turton throw the Bridge Party?

6. Who runs their horse into the flowers at the Bridge Party?

7. What is the main reason Aziz decides not to attend the Bridge Party?

8. What disconcerts Ronny about his mother’s story about meeting a young man in the mosque?

9. Which of the following does not upset Mrs. Moore on the day of Fielding’s tea party?

10. Which of the following does not cause Adela to change her mind and become engaged to Ronny?

11. How does Fielding shock the Indians in Aziz’s sickroom?

12. How does Aziz show Fielding that he considers Fielding like a brother to him?

13. What event, prior to the visit to the caves, prompts Adela’s and Mrs. Moore’s feelings of emotional emptiness?

14. Which of the following does not disturb Mrs. Moore in the Marabar Caves?

15. What makes Fielding suspicious during the trip to the caves?

16. Why does McBryde believe that Indians are criminal?

17. What does Fielding do that angers the members of the Englishmen’s club?

18. What prompts Adela to suddenly proclaim Aziz innocent?

19. Why is Aziz upset during his own victory celebration?

20. Why is Fielding upset with Aziz after the trial?

21. In which European country does Fielding stop and admire the architecture on the way back to England?

22. What religion provides the backdrop for Part III of A Passage to India?

23. With what character is this religion associated?

24. Through which character does Aziz renew his friendship with Fielding?

25. Which of the following is not a title of one of the three parts of A Passage to India?

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A PASSAGE TO INDIA

by UGLYHASSNAA69, November 12, 2012

I AM IN LUV WIFF AZIZ HE IS MA LYFFFF 2K12 BRAAAAP YA BAM HONEY BOO BOO!

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by apassageto1233india, February 16, 2013

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indians

by apassageto1233india, February 16, 2013

I personally think that the english are quite racist to the indians, I mean its their country!

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