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The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman
The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman
by Laurence Sterne

The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman: What's in a Name? True or False

1. Whose name was originally James Butler? -> Obadiah
2. What was Tristram's name supposed to be? -> Trismegistus
3. Who is named after a famous court jester? -> Yorick
4. What is Mrs. Shandy's first name? -> Elizabeth
5. The scholars debate whether a child can be renamed. What do they conclude? -> A child is not related to his father.
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