Middlemarch

by: George Eliot

Themes, Motifs & Symbols Quick Quiz

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Farebrother’s educated gamble in the game of whist is an illustration of which theme or motif?

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Dorothea’s arc, which sees her flouting society’s rules yet emerging as the book’s most respectable character, embodies which theme?

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Which motif places Middlemarch into a larger canon of literary works, in addition to moving the plot forward?

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Which character symbolizes the ominous return of the past across multiple plotlines?

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Dorothea's choice to give up wealth for love is symbolized by miniature portrait of which person?