Review the action.
The bishop calls Valjean "my brother."
Which bestdescribes the bishop, based upon this action?
Valjean is the brother he was separated from many years ago.
The bishop considers all humanity to be his brother.
The bishop can tell they will be good friends in the future.
Bishops are not supposed to call people by their first names.
Which situation represents irony in "The Convict and the Bishop"?
Valjean steals from the bishop, who has shown him the kindness and understanding he sought.
The first innkeeper refuses to let Valjean stay, even though he has money.
The old woman gives Valjean money and sends him to the bishop.
The villagers judge Valjean based on his past crimes.
Which best defines a literary stereotype and its purpose in literature?
A literary stereotype is a way for the writer to indicate whether a character is good or evil, a protagonist or an antagonist.
A literary stereotype creates conflict and contrasts how a character may seem with who a character really is.
A literary stereotype is a term used interchangeably with prejudice.
A literary stereotype has no purpose in literature except to reveal prejudice and express the views of specific characters.
Which best describes Valjean's internal conflict?
Valjean is angry and lonely. He wants companionship but can't stop himself from acting out.
Valjean is struggling to be a good man, but deep down he knows that he is a monster.
Valjean is struggling to be a good man, but he is unable to escape his past or the prejudices of others.
Valjean is remorseful for his past misdeed, but he doesn't know how he will ever be able to make things right.
Which of the following is the best example of irony?
Valjean is imprisoned for nearly 20 years for stealing a loaf of bread.
In "The Convict and the Bishop," Jean Valjean steals the bishop's silver and is arrested. Rather than confirming that Valjean stole the silver, however, the bishop tells the police that he gave Valjean the silver as a gift.
Valjean struggles to make good choices but finds himself falling into old habits when he steals the bishop's silver.
Valjean is treated poorly by the villagers because they believe he is a dangerous convict.
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