Characters in The Mill on the Floss


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Maggie Tulliver sacrifices the chance to live the life she wants to _____.

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1. Tom rejects Maggie after she is accused of _____.

2. Mr. Tulliver is ultimately destroyed by his own_____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Test your knowledge of The Mill on the Floss and how the characters represent the culture of the 1800s. Practice questions test your understanding of each character.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this assessment duo, you will be tested on

  • Maggie Tulliver's sacrifice
  • Mr. Tulliver's destruction
  • The double standard for women and men
  • How the story ends

Skills Practiced

  • Making connections - use understanding of the characters to see how they fit in with the plot
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about society in the 1800s in a different light
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the ending of The Mill on the Floss

Additional Learning

For a better understanding of 1800s society, review the lesson called Characters in The Mill on the Floss. This lesson describes:

  • The various characters in the story
  • Their roles in society
  • Society's perception of each character