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The Invention of Hugo Cabret

The Invention of Hugo Cabret


by Brian Selznick

The Invention of Hugo Cabret: Quiz 2: Themes (For the Most Part) Quiz True or False

1. When does Hugo feel comfortable enough to tell Isabelle about his past? -> When they’re running the toy booth together
2. What event makes Georges Méliès so sad that he shuts down his business and turns away from his past? -> Hitler
3. When we see Hugo at the end of the book after he’s moved in with the Méliès family, some time has passed. Exactly how much time has gone by? -> Six months
4. What magical art form brings Rene Tabard and Etienne to seek out Georges Méliès? -> The magic of cinema and film, of course!
5. Where is Hugo confined to physically during the course of the book? -> The train station