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The House of Mirth

The House of Mirth


by Edith Wharton

The House of Mirth: Wait a Minute - Is She Being Ironic? True or False

1. Why did Aunt Julia write Lily mostly out of her will? -> Because she never liked Lily
2. On what condition will Simon Rosedale marry Lily? -> She must promise to wear the "Punish Me" panties he bought her
3. What does Lily do with Bertha’s letters? -> She burns them
4. How does Lily die? -> She dies of old age
5. Who discovers Lily’s body? -> Lawrence