The Scarlet Pimpernel Study Guide & Essays
The Scarlet Pimpernel was initially rejected by publishers, when Orczy completed it in 1903. Undeterred, she reinvented the book as a play, which went on to be successful, leading to the publication of the book in 1905. The book was an immediate success with the public, relieving Orczy of her…
The Scarlet Pimpernel study guide contains a biography of Baroness Emmuska Orczy, quiz questions, major themes, characters, and a full summary and analysis.
- The Scarlet Pimpernel Summary
- About The Scarlet Pimpernel
- Character List
- Glossary of Terms
- Major Themes
- Summary and Analysis of Chapters 1-4
- Summary and Analysis of Chapters 5-8
- Summary and Analysis of Chapters 9-14
How/when did Chauvelin figure out that Percy Blakeney was the Scarlet Pimpernel. It doesn't really specify in the book. All it says it that Marguerite got Armand's letter back. This is all getting incredibly frustrating.
Here are some of the theories in question form I have come up with:
- Did Chauvelin figured out that Percy was the Scarlet Pimpernel at Lord Grenville's ball, while Percy was sleeping in the supper room?
- Was Percy identified as the Pimpernel at the Fisherman's Rest by the two spies staying there in the second chapter?
-Did Percy stop at the Thorn and Thistle inn while Chauvelin was there? The book said Percy would have set sail from London Bridge.