The House of Mirth

by: Edith Wharton

Analysis of Major Characters Quiz

Further study Analysis of Major Characters Quiz

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What is Lily Bart’s primary concern when it comes to potential suitors?

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How does Lawrence Selden view the elite social circles that he sometimes travels in?

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By what means does Bertha Dorset get what she wants?

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Where does Gus Trenor seek the attention that his busy wife doesn’t give him?

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Whose path to financial success corresponds to, and contrasts with, Lily’s simultaneous decline?