Hard Times

by: Charles Dickens

Plot Overview Quiz

Further study Plot Overview Quiz

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Where is the novel set?

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What philosophy does Gradgrind promote with his children and at his school?

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Who tells Stephen that if he waits outside the bank for several consecutive nights, help will come for him?

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Who is responsible for stealing from the bank?

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Who, after the events of the novel, ends up marrying and having a large, loving family?