An Assembly Such as This Test | Lesson Plans Mid-Book Test - Hard

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Mid-Book Test - Hard

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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. To what does Darcy compare Elizabeth's eyes?

2. What does Miss Bingley offer Darcy in Chapter 4?

3. What does Darcy tell Miss Bingley he is meditating on in Chapter 5?

4. What does the dinner host tease Darcy about in Chapter 4?

5. What is the name of Darcy's estate?

Short Essay Questions

1. What are the ladies occupied with when Darcy and Bingley arrive at Lucas Lodge?

2. What does Darcy debate after suggesting that Bingley invite Elizabeth to stay and nurse her sister?

3. Describe Bingley's and Darcy's entrance to Lady Melbourne's soiree.

4. What happens during Darcy's and Bingley's trip to Meryton in Chapter 8?

5. What does Darcy notice has a group of young men excited at the party in Chapter 3?

6. What delays the Netherfield party's arrival at Squire Justin house in Chapter 4? What does this demonstrate about Miss Bingley?

7. What does Georgiana's letter to Darcy say in Chapter 8?

8. What does Darcy instruct Miss Bingley to do to keep Jane and Bingley apart?

9. What does Hinchcliffe discuss with Darcy in Chapter 11?

10. What work of literature is "An Assembly Such as This" based on? How does "An Assembly Such as This" differ from the original story?

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

Discuss the motif of denial in the novel "An Assembly Such As This". Why does Darcy deny his feelings for Elizabeth? What problems is he trying to avoid by denying his feelings?

Essay Topic 2

What is the genre of the novel "An Assembly Such As This"? Discuss this genre and some common elements of the genre. Discuss how romance novels try to satisfy their readers. What methods are used to please the readers? What elements of a romance novel are necessary to meet the expectations of the reader?

Essay Topic 3

Discuss the conclusion of the novel. What happens at the end of the novel? Is it expected? Are you satisfied with the ending? Are there any unanswered questions left?

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