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The Mill on the Floss

The Mill on the Floss


by George Eliot

The Mill on the Floss: Themes (For the Most Part) True or False

1. What goes hand in hand with suffering? -> Pain
2. What is the core of this story? -> Rules and Order
3. What are like a tangled web of competing options? -> Choices
4. Home is where the heart is but where is the self? -> Home
5. What is hard to come by? -> Compassion