The Mayor of Casterbridge: Summary, Characters, Themes & Analysis


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The main action of The Mayor of Casterbridge takes place in _____.

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1. In The Mayor of Casterbridge, Henchard is grateful to Farfrae, because _____.

2. In The Mayor of Casterbridge, what happens when Henchard gives Jopp a package of love letters that Lucetta wrote to Henchard?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz will ask you about the most important elements of Thomas Hardy's The Mayor of Casterbridge. To pass it, you'll need to answer questions about the story's setting, characters, plot, and conclusion.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll be asked to:

  • Know where most of the story's action takes place
  • Recall why Henchard feels gratitude toward Farfrae
  • Determine what happens when Henchard gives Jopp his love letters to Lucetta
  • Understand what occurs after Richard Newson comes back to Casterbridge
  • Remember the novel's ending

Skills Practiced

You'll practice several skills, including:

  • Knowledge application - use what you know about The Mayor of Casterbridge to answer questions about the interactions between several characters
  • Information recall - access knowledge you've gained regarding the novel's setting and conclusion
  • Reading comprehension - take away important information from the The Mayor of Casterbridge lesson

Additional Learning

Check out the related lesson, The Mayor of Casterbridge: Summary, Characters, Themes & Analysis, to learn more. The lesson helps students:

  • Learn about the book's characters
  • Summarize the plot
  • Analyze the novel's themes