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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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