As his name symbolically suggests, Roger Chillingworth is the antagonist in this novel. Once married to Hester, it is Chillingworth who is responsible for much of the pain and hardship of the lives he touches. Be sure you understand the extent of his evil by taking the quiz over the character of Roger Chillingworth in The Scarlet Letter from eNotes.
The stunning tale of one aristocrat who defied the Committee Of Public Safety during the French revolution. In saving aristocrats bound for Madame La Guillotine, the Scarlet Pimpernel has brought the wrath of the French citizenry down on him. This chapter 1 quiz has 10 questions to test your knowledge of the daring rescue of the DeTournay family.
In Chapter 2, we are introduced to Mr. Jellyband, the landlord of 'The Fisherman's Rest' in Dover. 'The Fisherman's Rest' is a special inn which is the frequent haunt of the league of the Scarlet Pimpernel.
In "The Refugees," we are finally introduced to the De Tournay family, the Comtesse and her two children, Suzanne and the young Vicomte. The Comtesse's husband, the Monsieur Le Comte de Tournay, is still in France. We are led to understand that it is by the skill and guidance of the Scarlet Pimpernel and his league that the de Tournay family are now in England. They partake of refreshment at "The Fisherman's Rest."
In 'An exquisite of 92,' we are introduced to Sir Percy Blakeney and we learn more about the relationship between Sir Percy and Lady Blakeney. This chapter also highlights the underlying tensions within the popular couple's marriage.
In 1903, W.E.B. Dubois argued that "the problem of the Twentieth Century is the problem of the color line." This collection of fourteen essays explores how that color line inhibited black success and harmed society as a whole. Be sure you understand Dubois's positions by taking the quiz over "The Souls of Black Folks" from eNotes. Ten questions let you know in a flash if you have a good grasp of the major themes of these essays.