Ellen Foster

Further Study

Themes, Motifs & Symbols Quiz

Further Study Themes, Motifs & Symbols Quiz

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What theme of Ellen's narrative does she gradually come to recognize in Starletta's story too?

2 of 5
What does Ellen lose as she becomes more socially aware?

3 of 5
What motif indicates the relative presence or absence of love, comfort, and stability in Ellen's life?

4 of 5
What images symbolize pain and suffering, always appearing in conjunction with grief?

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What object symbolizes the shallowness and vanity that Ellen encounters in Nadine and Dora?