A Passage to India Part II, Chapters XV – XVII: Questions and Answers

E. M. Forster

Part II, Chapters XV – XVII: Questions and Answers

Study Questions
1. Why does Adela not want to break her engagement to Heaslop, even though she has realized that they don’t love each other?

2. What train of thought leads her to ask Aziz how many wives he has? Why is Aziz shocked by it? Is she aware of his shock?

3. Why does Aziz strike the guide?

4. What is Aziz’s reaction when he hears that Miss Quested and Miss Derek have driven back to Chandrapore?

5. What causes the awkwardness between Mrs. Moore and Fielding? How does Aziz feel about it?

6. Why does Aziz conceal the truth about what happened in the caves?

7. Why does Mrs. Moore feel apathetic and cynical?

8. Why is Fielding...

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