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The Return of the Native

The Return of the Native


by Thomas Hardy

The Return of the Native: Revisit True or False

1. Where does The Return of the Native Son take place? -> Edgon Heath
2. What is a “reddleman”? -> A person who sells red dye
3. Why was Thomasin Yeobright’s marriage to Damon Wildeve delayed? -> Because of an error in the marriage certificate
4. Why doesn’t Mrs. Yeobright approve of Wildeve? -> Because he doesn’t come from a good family
5. With whom is Wildeve secretly in love? -> Johnny