Help with Questions to Scarlet Pimpernel: Chapter XXIX- XXX and Chapter XXXI

Chapter XXIX- XXX and Chapter XXXI

23. Lady Blakeney is seen as the emotional center of this story. At what point does Marguerite become a sympathetic character? How does she fail as a protagonist to drive the action at the story? How does she respond to the difficulty of her position? This is a critical thinking question and requires a complete paragraph (at least 6 – 8 sentences) response. Use
specific examples from the chapters throughout the novel

24. Why do Chauvelin’s plans backfire? Chauvelin says to Marguerite, “You can have no interest in anyone save St. Just. ….. As for the enigmatic Scarlet Pimpernel, what is he to you?” What does this mean to you? Back up your answer with specific quotations from the chapters.

25. How does loyalty play a key role in the distinction between the Scarlet Pimpernel succeeding and Chauvelin failing in achieving their goals? Are these respective men’s followers equally loyal to their causes? Why or why not?

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