Death in Nineteenth-Century British Literature The Moon and Sixpence Quiz

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The Moon and Sixpence Quiz

Basics of the novel, The Moon and Sixpence.

  • Question 1

    Why does Blanche Stroeve end up committing suicide?

  • Question 2

    What disease does Strickland die of?

  • Question 3

    What does Ata promise Strickland she will do after he dies?

  • Question 4

    Fill in the blank: Impropriety is the _____ of wit.

  • Question 5

    Why does Blanche Stroeve want to leave her home with Strickland, the man who she used to hate? 

  • Question 6

    Why does Dirk Stroeve want Strickland to come stay with him and his wife?

  • Question 7

    What is the name of the 17 year old Tahitian girl whom Strickland marries?

  • Question 8

    What city does Strickland go to after leaving his Family?

  • Question 9

    Why does Charles Strickland leave his wife and family?

  • Question 10

    What is Strickland before he leaves town to become a painter?

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