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Middlemarch: Poor Little Rich People Quiz

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Q. Why do Lydgate and Will become friends?


They share the common goal of breaking up Dorothea and Casaubon
Because Lydgate has a gorgeous new billiard room and Will has a membership to an exclusive country club, and they’re okay with using each other for those two things
Will shows interest in Lydgate's ideas about science and medicine
Q. What is the nature of Dorothea’s relationship with Will?


She cares about him, but there is no physical aspect to their relationship
They are lovers
They are sworn enemies
She scratches his back, and he rubs massage oils onto hers
Q. What’s a codicil?


A slow-acting poison
A supplement to a will
Nothing - what’s a codicil with you?
A loophole in a law
Q. What will happen if Dorothea marries Will?


Lydgate will never speak to her again
Dorothea will lose all of her inheritance money
Casaubon will kill her
They will get a nifty little tax break
Q. What do Dorothea and Will do?


Get married
Part ways
Stagnate in a mire of indecision for the next forty years of their lives
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