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The Return of the Native

The Return of the Native


by Thomas Hardy

The Return of the Native: Revisit Quiz

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Q. Where does The Return of the Native Son take place?

Edgon Heath
Munchkin Land
Q. What is a “reddleman”?

A person who sells red meat
A person who wears only red clothing
A wanderer
A person who sells red dye
Q. Why was Thomasin Yeobright’s marriage to Damon Wildeve delayed?

Because Thomasin collapsed
Because of an error in the marriage certificate
Because Damon got cold feet
Q. Why doesn’t Mrs. Yeobright approve of Wildeve?

Because he’s something of a playboy
Because he doesn’t come from a good family
Because she doesn’t think he really loves Thomasin
Because she doesn’t like the way he dresses
Q. With whom is Wildeve secretly in love?

Captain Vye
Mrs. Yeobright (Mrs. Robinson ain’t got nothing on Mrs. Yeobright)