A comprehensive study guide offering in-depth explanation, essay, and test prep for Daniel Defoe's Moll Flanders, an autobiographical novel of a scandalous, thieving woman.
As a novel set in the early 1600s, Moll suffers a life of misfortune after her mother is sentenced to death, and her first husband dies. Moreover, she makes a way for herself and her children through lies and deceit as Defoe portrays an unconventional life in the 1600s for an unusual woman.This Bright Notes Study Guide explores the context and history of Defoe's classic work, helping students to thoroughly explore the reasons it has stood the literary test of time. Each Bright Notes Study Guide contains:
- Introductions to the Author and the Work
- Character Summaries
- Plot Guides
- Section and Chapter Overviews
- Test Essay and Study Q&As
The Bright Notes Study Guide series offers an in-depth tour of more than 275 classic works of literature, exploring characters, critical commentary, historical background, plots, and themes. This set of study guides encourages readers to dig deeper in their understanding by including essay questions and answers as well as topics for further research.
1) Introduction to Daniel Defoe
2) Textual Analysis
Part I: The Amorous Adventures of Moll Flanders
Part II: The Disreputable Deeds of Moll Flanders
3) Character Analyses
4) Critical Commentary
5) Essay Questions and Answers
6) Glossary of Terms