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The Laboratory

The Laboratory


by Robert Browning

The Laboratory: A Deadly Dangerous Dame Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around The Laboratory? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. Where is it that our speaker dances?

At Pauline's
In a theater
At the King's
Up in the club
Q. What does she offer the old man at the very end of the poem?

A kiss
A ham sandwich
A thousand dollars
A bag of silver
Q. What does the old man give her to protect her face?

A hood
A snorkel
A veil
A glass mask
Q. What are the names of the women she dreams of killing?

Pauline and Elise
Marianne and Antoinette
Katniss and Prim
Jeanette and Marie
Q. Where does the speaker run away to?

The circus
An empty church
A shadowy cave
A wooden shack