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The Adventure of the Musgrave Ritual: Themes & Analysis

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What makes Conan Doyle's ''The Musgrave Ritual'' a frame story?

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1. How does Brunton challenge stereotypes about social class in Conan Doyle's ''The Musgrave Ritual''?

2. In Conan Doyle's ''The Musgrave Ritual'', how does Holmes conclude that the Musgrave Ritual was a guide to find something valuable?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

In this quiz and worksheet, you'll find questions to use when checking how well you understand the themes and analysis of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's The Adventure of the Musgrave Ritual. When you answer these multiple-choice questions, you'll be asked about what kind of story it is, some of its major themes and how the storyline marks the differences between Holmes and Watson.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this informative quiz to see how well you can:

  • Explain why The Adventure of the Musgrave Ritual is a frame story
  • Identify the ways Brunton challenges social class stereotypes
  • Describe how Holmes discovers that the Musgrave Ritual is a guide
  • Detail how the beginning of the story shows the differences between Holmes and Watson
  • Outline how Holmes concludes what the hidden treasure is

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about how Brunton challenges stereotypes about social class
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related The Adventure of the Musgrave Ritual lesson
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the beginning of the story and how it contrasts Holmes and Watson

Additional Learning

If you'd like to learn more about this story, take a look at our lesson called The Adventure of the Musgrave Ritual: Themes & Analysis. Once you review this lesson, you should be able to:

  • Describe the kind of reasoning Holmes uses to solve his cases
  • Explain how the story can be described as sensationalistic
  • Identify who Holmes finds inside the cave with the treasure
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