The Question and Answer section for Moll Flanders is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
Moll's most salient characteristics are her ingenuity, energy, and determination to survive and do well. She is willing to sacrifice moral principles in order to prosper, but does not appear to be extraordinarily wicked: when her continued...
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In the preface, the reader is left to assume that Moll's story will be one of an immoral woman, and that we as readers, should look to learning the moral lessons it extolls.