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The Mayor of Casterbridge

The Mayor of Casterbridge


by Thomas Hardy

The Mayor of Casterbridge: Mayor McCheese is Up for Reelection True or False

1. What does Henchard sell while drunk? -> His house and car
2. Why does Susan travel to Casterbridge? -> To track down her daughter’s father
3. What does Henchard hire Farfrae to do? -> Cut him off when he starts drunkenly selling his most valuable possessions
4. Why was Henchard planning to marry the young lady from Jersey? -> He was in love with her
5. Why does Henchard fire Farfrae? -> Because Henchard finds out that Farfrae has a history of criminal activity