The House of the Seven Gables

by: Nathaniel Hawthorne

Chapters 11–12 Quiz

Further study Chapters 11–12 Quiz

1 of 5
What greedy animal does the narrator identify as an amusing caricature of many New Englanders’ souls?

2 of 5
Where are Clifford and Hepzibah trying to go when they find themselves unable to pass the door of the house?

3 of 5
What does Holgrave tell Phoebe that each generation should do with the institutions of the past?

4 of 5
Who does Phoebe become close friends with over the course of her first month at the house?

5 of 5
What is the subject of the story that Holgrave has written for a magazine?