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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