The House of the Seven Gables

by: Nathaniel Hawthorne

Chapters 17–18 Quick Quiz

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What do Hepzibah and Clifford do after Judge Pyncheon’s death, out of fear they will be implicated in a crime?

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What does Clifford contrast positively with houses, in the discussion he has with the stranger on the train?

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What is Clifford’s behavior like on the train?

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What dead character does the narrator both discuss and address directly in Chapter 18?

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What does the narrator exhort the dead body of the Judge to do, listing all of the scheduled plans he is missing?