The Portrait of a Lady by Henry James

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Chapters 11-15 Questions and Answers

Study Questions
1. What is Mrs. Touchett’s opinion of American women?

2. When did Caspar last see Isabel?

3. Prior to proposing to her, how many hours has Lord Warburton spent with Isabel?

4. Why does Henrietta want Isabel to see Caspar Goodwood?

5. What is the “big bribe” Isabel refuses?

6. To what Shakespearean character does Ralph compare himself?

7. Besides Gardencourt, does Daniel Touchett, the wealthy American, own other property in Europe?

8. Do Isabel and Henrietta stay with Ralph while visiting London?

9. According to Warburton, who wears the “Silver Cross”?

10. Does Isabel admire her friend Henrietta?

Answers
1. She says they are the “slaves of slaves.”

2. Caspar saw Isabel three months ago in Albany.

3. Warburton calculates he has spent 26 hours with...

(The entire section is 237 words.)