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

Pamela Aidan
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Mid-Book Test - Hard

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This quiz 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

Discuss the author of the novel, Pamela Aidan. Is she a respected novelist? What has she achieved throughout her career? What types of novels does she write? Are there similarities between "An Assembly Such As This" and her other novels?

Discuss the protagonist of the novel, Fitzwilliam Darcy. What are his defining character traits? What people or places are important to him and why? Who and what does he despise? How does he interact with others?

Analyze and interpret the secondary characters of the novel "An Assembly Such As This". Who are the secondary characters of the novel? What are their roles in the novel? What relationships do they have with the protagonist?

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