Interesting Questions, Facts and Information
- There are a total of 25 general entries.
Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
|From whom did Fagin learn that the attempted robbery at the Maylie's was a failure?||Oliver Twist
Jack Dawkins. Bill Sikes and Toby Crackit were members of Fagin's gang while Monks was Oliver's half-brother.
The Artful Dodger. Mr.Brownlow believed that Oliver had pick-pocketted him but as the bookstall keeper saw the real theives, he was saved.
Agnes. Oliver's mother was Agnes.Her last word's were 'Let me see the child and die' for she died soon after he was born.
|What was the punishment given to Oliver for asking some more gruel?||Oliver Twist
instant confinement. Oliver was given instant confinement as punishment because he asked for some more.
He was adopted by Mr. Brownlow. Mr. Brownlow took him in as his son and included him in his will.
He was hanged. Bill killed his girlfriend Nancy for telling the Brownlow's about Monks' plan to have Oliver killed. He believed she turned on him. Afterwards, when fleeing from the police, he tried to slide up a chimney. When he got to the top, he imagined he saw Nancy's face and slipped with the rope noosed around his neck.
|Who was lurking in Mr. Brownlow's window with Monks?||Oliver Twist
Fagin. While Oliver was telling Mr. Brownlow about his situation, Monks and Fagin were checking up to see what he'd tell him.
He found out Oliver was his half-brother. When Monks' father died, he left an inheritance to Oliver's mother. When they couldn't find her, Monks got it, but if they found out about Oliver, he would end up getting it.
|Why did Bill Sikes need Oliver to assist him in robbing the Maylie house?||Oliver Twist
Oliver was small enough to fit through the window. Maylie's house was locked up well, except for one small window. Only Oliver was small enough to fit through, but he was shot in the process.
|What was the name of the boy Oliver met en route to London?||Oliver Twist
The Artful Dodger. Oliver and Dodger met in a small town right outside London. Dodger brought him to meet Fagin, a crime boss who taught young boys how to steal.
Noah said bad things about Oliver's dead mother. The Sowerberry's were going to send Oliver back to the workhouse. Oliver ran off to London the next day.
He asked for seconds on dinner. The law stated that poor children were only allowed one serving of dinner. Mr. Bumble banished Oliver to the cellar and then transferred him to an undertaker named Mr. Sowerberry.
|What did Mrs. Mann steal from Oliver's mother after she died?||Oliver Twist
a locket. Oliver's mother came into the workhouse from a storm, gave birth to Oliver, and died. Shortly after, Mrs. Mann, who helped Mr. Bumble run the workhouse, stole her only luxury, a locket that Oliver's father gave her.
Mr. Bumble named him when he was born. Mr. Bumble, the head of the workhouse Oliver lived in, picked the name Oliver at random. He named him "Twist" because he named the last orphan "Swubble". He named the orphans alphabetically.
Charley Bates. Charley Bates abhorred the life of a criminal after he saw what happened to Bill Sikes.
Hanging. He was trying to get the rope under his armpits so he could lower himself down from a roof, because a mob was chasing him to avenge the murder of Nancy. He only got it down to his neck, and, haunted by Nancy's eyes after her murder, he ran away from her apparition with the rope around his neck. The rope was tied onto the chimney to lower himself down...
|Who was Oliver's nurse, employed by Mr. Brownlow?||Oliver Twist
Mrs. Bedwin. Mrs. Bedwin loved Oliver as her own son.
Bottle green. Mr. Brownlow saved Oliver's life by having him nursed to health. Oliver was kidnapped, however, when trying to prove his worth to Mr. Brownlow by delivering a parcel for him.
|Who kidnaps Oliver and brings him back to Fagin while Oliver is delivering the books?||Oliver Twist
Nancy. Nancy repented later on and helped bring down Fagin's gang by telling her life story to Rose Maylie.
A silver snuff box. He was deported to Australia after harassing the judge greatly, much to the appreciation of the crowd.
Jack Dawkins. Jack was Fagin's child prodigy.
Mr. Bumble. Mr. Bumble says this after he was told that he was responsible for the actions of his wife, and that he was then in legal trouble. In reality, she is the one in control of the couple.
Mrs. Corney. After Mrs. Corney marries Mr. Bumble, she dominates the household, and controls everything he does. A stark contrast can be seen in Mr. Bumble's personality before the marriage compared to after.
Beadle. Mr. Bumble was responsible for taking care of the paupers, and lost his high status after marrying Mrs. Bumble.