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Vanity Fair

Vanity Fair


by William Makepeace Thackeray

Vanity Fair: Where the House of Mirrors is the Most Popular Attraction Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around Vanity Fair? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. Why are several of the characters called off to war?

Because Napoleon has invaded
Because London has been bombed
Because the Germans have stolen all of the steak and kidney pie
Q. What does Becky sell to Jos?

Her home
A lock of her hair
One hundred dollar bills, at a ten percent markup. She’s a sly one, that Becky.
Q. What does the new Sir Pitt put Becky in charge of doing?

Undoing all of Frank McCourt’s damage and getting the Dodgers back on track
Fixing up the Crawley mansion
Raising his children
Cleaning his shoes
Q. Whom does Becky portray at her charade party?

Well, we’re not going to just tell you. Okay - two words. First word - three syllables...
Q. What frees Amelia of her devotion to her dead husband?

He appears to her in a vision and tells her that she needs to move on
She sees a note he had written to Becky about the two of them running away together
She learns that he was a war criminal
He is caught cheating with the skeleton in the next grave over