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TESTS AND ANSWERS
_____ 1. When Emma goes to Rouen every Thursday to see Leon, Charles thinks
A. going to the opera
_____ 2. At the start of the novel, Charles meets Emma
A. at an agricultural fair
_____ 3. After she gives birth, Emma faints because she
A. wanted a boy
_____ 4. After Emma dies, Charles
A. returns to Tostes
_____ 5. Leon moves from Yonville to Paris because
A. his mother tells him to
_____ 6. A symbolic gift that Emma makes to Leon is a
A. book of love poems
_____ 7. Charles marries Heloise Dubuc because
A. she shared his interest in medicine
_____ 8. Homais, the pharmacist, represents
A. a symbol of impending doom
_____ 9. Emma commits suicide
A. because Leon no longer loves her
_____ 10. At the end of the novel, Homais
A. receives the decoration of the Legion of Honor
11. Analyze the structure of Madame Bovary.
12. Discuss Flaubert's use of "double action" (counterpoint).
13. Based on Madame Bovary, what is Flaubert's view of Romanticism?
14. Discuss Flaubert's use of irony.