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The Borrowers

The Borrowers


by Mary Norton

The Borrowers: Themes (For the Most Part) True or False

1. Who says: "But where does freedom take you? […] Where are they all now?" -> Pod
2. What two characters think borrowing is stealing, at first? -> Dr. Evil and Mini-Me
3. The Clock family has a higher social status than what other family? -> Fine Old Pale Madeira
4. What are Borrowers scared of? -> Cats and being "seen"
5. Why do humans exist, according to Borrowers? -> To be their slaves