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by E.M. Forster
Howards End: Howards Beginning Quiz
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? Put your knowledge to
the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. Which makes things even harder on Leonard?
He loses an arm in a factory accident
He loses his job
He loses his wife, which takes an enormous emotional toll on him
He loses his right shoe in that quicksand pit, and so has to hop everywhere
Q. What scandalous news emerges about Leonard’s wife?
She is Leonard’s sister
She has been blackmailing Paul
She used to be Henry’s mistress
She once placed a plastic bottle in a recycling bin clearly marked “paper only”
Q. What happens to the relationship between Margaret and her sister Helen?
They drift apart
It becomes strained after they begin arguing about the proposed removal of the "GIRLS ONLY!" sign on their bedroom door
Margaret develops a deep-seated hatred of Helen
They become very close for the first time in their lives
Q. What happens when Helen has an affair with Leonard?
TMZ gets right on it
She realizes how wrong it is, and breaks it off immediately
Her brother finds out and breaks off all communication with her
She becomes pregnant with Leonard’s child
Q. What does Charles do to Leonard?
Roughs him up in a pub
Kills him with a sword
Cuts off two of his fingers with a steak knife
There isn’t even a Charles in this book - trick question! Gotcha.