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Adam Bede

1. Discuss Adam's education and growth to maturity through a process of


suffering; as demonstrated in George Eliot's novel Adam Bede. 2003
2. Of all the novelists that you have read, which one appeals to you the
most and for what literary and artistic reasons. 2003
3. Trace the development of Adam Bede's self-realization through a
process of emotional turmoil within him. 2004
4. The character of Adam Bede is built up from the firm foundation of
Native Sagacity and an indomitable sense of justice. Comment. 2005
5. Unlike Hetty, Adam Bede is a man we are called upon to understand in
depth; where she is static and bewildered, he is evolving and aware.
2005
6. Being superior to Hetty both in years and in experience of the world,
Arthur's responsibility is much greater for the suffering and tragedy of
poor Hetty. Discuss. 2006
7. Hetty lives simply by the coercive morality of the community and when
this is broken, she is destroyed. Discuss. 2006
8. Hetty is profoundly and eternally selfish. Discuss. 2007
9. Arthur is too weak to follow his own conscience without being forced to
do so. Discuss. 2007
10. Adam Bede reflects George Eliot's psychological insight into
human character and motives. Discuss. 2008
11. The novels of George Eliot are 'organic wholes' in as much as
story, characters and the social environment are well integrated. Do
you agree? Attempt with reference to Adam Bede. 2009
12. "George Eliot's Adam Bede is nothing but Adam's growth to
maturity through a process of suffering". Substantiate. 2010
13. How far do you think that the ending of George Eliot's Adam Bede
is effective? 2011
14. "Of all George Eliot's novels Adam Bede possesses the most
clearly discernible pattern." Elaborate. 2012
15. Egdon Heath is a symbol of an indifferent universe. Do you
agree? 2012
16. Would it be pertinent to interpret George Eliot's Adam Bede as an
attainment of a better understanding of life? 2013
17. Trace the development of Adam Bede's self-realization through a
process of emotional turmoil within him. 2014
18. Describe George Eliot's art of characterization with special
reference to Adam Bede. 2015