1. In what ways does Beauplaisir’s behavior towards Fantomina change depending on the class or status she claims to be? Explain.

2. What is the significance of Fantomina’s giving birth to a daughter? Why do Fantomina and her mother reject Beauplaisir’s offer to take the child?

3. Is there a distinction between virtue and reputation in this story? In this story which one seems more important? Explain.

4. Despite being a product of its time, this story seems current in some ways. What current story or characters (fictional or real) does this book bring to your mind? Explain