Introduction : Question and Short answers of Joseph Andrew by Henry Fielding includes the important questions with short answers. And characters like Mrs Slip Slope, Betty, Lady Booby, Parson Adam, Parson Barabbas and Fanny.
Who is Mrs Slip Slop. Describe her personality in your own words?
Mrs Slip Slop is a woman servant of Lady Booby who pursues Joseph. Physically she was an ugly woman.
Who is Betty? What type of girl she is?
Betty is a warmhearted chambermaid at Two-Wouse Inn. She has good nature but lustful.
Who is Lady Booby
Lady Booby is the widow of Sir Thomas Booby. she is hot-blood young woman. She tries to seduce Joseph every way possible.
What is comic epic in prose?
Comic epic in prose is an epic presented comically that consist of comic hero, comic fights, comic journey etc not in poetry but in prose.
What are the major themes of ‘Joseph Andrews’?
The major themes of ‘Joseph Andrew’ are helplessness and power of goodness, affection, vanity, charity and religion, hypocrisy, and chastity, town and country, class and birth, reality verses appearance, etc.
Who is Fanny? Describe her personality in your own words?
Fanny is the heroin of the novel and she is a beautiful young girl. She is gentle, sweet and sensible girl.
Describe the personality of the Surgeon in ‘ Joseph Andrew’?
The Surgeon is a comic character. He tells Joseph that he will die soon due to his injuries.
Who is Betty? What is her role in the novel ‘ Joseph Andrew’?
Betty is a warmhearted chambermaid at Tow-wouse Inn. She looks after Joseph at Tow- wouse Inn when he is injured by ruffians and fall in love with him. Joseph rejects her amorous advances.
Who is Mr. Trulliber? Describe his personality?
Mr. Trulliber is a hypocritical country parson and he is a hog dealer. He is completely lacking the virtue of charity. He parson only on Sunday.
Who is Peter Pounce?
Peter Pounce is a steward to Lady Booby. He is a dishonest man. He makes money from the wages of the servant’s of Lady Booby.
Briefly state two features of fielding’s comic epic in prose?
Two features of Fielding’s comic epic in prose are the combination of comic epic and prose epic, and the foundations for the novel.
What different services were performed by Joseph for Sir Thomas Booby?
Joseph performed the different services for Sir Thomas Booby are as stable boy and then footman to Sir Thomas’ wife Lady Booby.
Parson Adam is considered as the real source of interest in the novel . It is true??
Yes it is true that Parson Adam is considered as the real source of interest in the novel because of his absent mindedness, forgetfulness and simple-mindedness.
Who was parson Barrabas?
Parson Barabas was a punch drinking clergyman. He is more interested in discussions of legal matters than his religious purpose.
Who were the real parents of Joseph?
Mr. and Mrs. Wilson were the real parents of Joseph.
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