Clarissa

by: Samuel Richardson

Preface Quiz

Further study Preface Quiz

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In the preface, Richardson says that the novel will consist of letters, mostly between ___.

2 of 5
Richardson defends the length of the novel, claiming that because the letters are supposed to be written in the heat of the moment, the authors ___.

3 of 5
Richardson claims that when he asked friends to suggest cuts to the story, his friends couldn’t ___.

4 of 5
The preface advises parents not to try to force their children to ___.

5 of 5
The popular idea that this novel warns against says, “A ___ makes the best husband.”