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Lord Jim

Lord Jim

by Joseph Conrad

Lord Jim: Themes Quiz

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Q. What choice plagues Jim for the rest of his life?


Deciding to marry a gold-digger
Abandoning the Patna
Not returning to England
Cheating on his wife
Q. In the world of Lord Jim, being "manly" includes what?


Tying a proper bowline knot
Acting with a sense of duty and honor
Pirating
Beating level 32
Q. Why does Jim move from job to job?


He's a crack addict
To escape from the past and try to rebuild his reputation
To see the world
Upward mobility and better benefits
Q. Why does Jim jump off the Patna?


To get help
He makes a snap decision because he thinks the ship is sinking
Jim doesn't jump, but is shoved off in his brother's bid for inheritance
Latent suicidal tendencies
Q. Why does Jim stay in town and stand trial?


To face his problems
He fought the Law, and the Law won
He doesn't escape in time
He wants to shame the captain of the Patna
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