Nick Carraway: literature's original wingman? Gatsby is plotting to get Daisy alone, but he needs Nick to help him. Gatsby uses whatever he has to get Nick to comply: charm, pity, cajoling. Nick plays along but he's beginning to sense some fray in the fabric of Gatsby's persona and in his friend's story. Be sure you are keeping up with Nick's musings and Gatsby's manipulations by taking our exclusive, interactive quiz to The Great Gatsby Chapter 5. Each of our questions is ranked so that you can understand its level of difficulty. See how your score compares with others who have also taken this quiz. Give it a try!
"If you do not expect the unexpected you will not find it, for it is not to be reached by search or trail," Heraclitus, the Greek philosopher, observed. Many unexpected events occur in this chapter, from one extreme to the other: a rare spectacle comes to Maycomb and a stunning loss occurs, too. Older folks have learned to "expect the unexpected" and are less shocked than the children, who have a harder time making sense of their world. Be sure you are following what is happening in Chapter 8 of To Kill a Mockingbird by taking our exclusive, interactive quiz below. Rank your score against others and see how you compare. What have you got to lose? Nothing! What do you have to gain? A better grade!
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Montag has an idea to radically change his life and society itself: he'll sabotage the firemen. Be sure you recall Montag's plan, what happens, and more by taking the quiz over Part Two of Ray Bradbury's classic work about the dangers of censorship, Fahrenheit 451.
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Ever come home after a long trip and find your family has redecorated your room? It's a million times worse for the Prince of Denmark, who returns to find his father dead, his mother re-married to his uncle, and his country under threat. Be sure you understand this foundational scene by taking the quiz over Act 1, Scene 2 of Hamlet from eNotes. Five questions let you know in a flash if you have a good grasp of the major points of this scene.