Study Questions for Alexandre Dumas, The Three Musketeers
For this assignment, you MUST read pages 1-299 (Chapters 1 through
24). If you're hooked on the story, which you may be, and want to read
the rest, you can complete the extra credit assignment below and turn it
in before the last day of class to get extra credit on your quiz grade.
1. Who is the King of France in d'Artagnan's France? What is he like?
2. Who actually controls the kingdom?
3. What is life like for d'Artagnan and his friends? What is their
social position? What is their job?
4. Why is dueling important in d'Artagnan's life? Why do you think
people of his time used it?
EXTRA CREDIT assignment:
Write a one-page essay summarizing the rest of the book and answering
the following question: what was the relationship between Catholic and
Protestant in seventeenth-century France? How does the story make this
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