From 11:00PM PDT on Friday, July 1 until 5:00AM PDT on Saturday, July 2, the Shmoop engineering elves will be making tweaks and improvements to the site. That means Shmoop will be unavailable for use during that time. Thanks for your patience!
We have changed our privacy policy. In addition, we use cookies on our website for various purposes. By continuing on our website, you consent to our use of cookies. You can learn about our practices by reading our privacy policy.
© 2016 Shmoop University, Inc. All rights reserved.
The Mayor of Casterbridge

The Mayor of Casterbridge

  

by Thomas Hardy

The Mayor of Casterbridge: Maya’ the Playa True or False

1. Why does Henchard start treating Elizabeth-Jane cruelly? -> Because he finds out that she isn’t really his daughter
2. Why does Lucetta change her mind about marrying Henchard? -> Because she is afraid she is walking into a trap. However, that chunk of cheese does look awfully delicious...
3. What does Lucetta ask Henchard to give to her? -> Old love letters
4. What lie does Henchard tell Newson? -> That Elizabeth-Jane is dead
5. What does Farfrae do after Lucetta’s death? -> He kills Henchard

Submit
Advertisement