The Woman in White: Summary, Themes & Analysis


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What kind of theft do Fosco and Glyde perpetrate on Laura Fairlie?

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1. Walter Hartright's friend who helps him identify Fosco in the opera is named what?

2. What objection does the Fairlie family lawyer, Mr. Gilmore, have about the Laura/Sir Percival wedding agreement?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The Woman in White is a mystery novel by Wilkie Collins, and this quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of it. You'll be assessed on your understanding of the characters, plot, theme and form of the story.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on your understanding of:

  • Actions of Fosco and Glyde
  • Walter Hartright's friend
  • Objections to the Laura/Percival wedding arrangement
  • Splitting up the novel
  • Character whose body is used to represent Laura's corpse

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related literature lesson
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding The Woman in White
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about characters appearing in The Woman in White

Additional Learning

To learn more about more about this novel, review the lesson on The Woman in White: Summary, Themes & Analysis. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Know the story of The Woman in White
  • Understand the themes of the novel
  • Learn about the cultural impact of the tale