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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. Where does Darcy ask Bingley to join him to discuss the property?
2. What makes Darcy's pulse elevate at dinner in Chapter 4?
3. What do Miss Bingley and the Hursts NOT mock Elizabeth for after dinner in Chapter 6?
4. How does Darcy react to Mr. Lucas when they are introduced?
5. What does Darcy insist to himself that he must do in Chapter 5?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Darcy realize by Elizabeth's behavior toward him in Chapter 3?
2. What does Georgiana tell Darcy in her letter in Chapter 1?
3. In what ways are Darcy's growing feelings for Elizabeth demonstrated in Chapter 4?
4. What upsets Darcy when he sees Bingley dancing with the most handsome girl at the party?
5. How does Darcy explain it came about that he shared his prayer book with Miss Bingley at church?
6. What does Darcy debate after suggesting that Bingley invite Elizabeth to stay and nurse her sister?
7. What does Bingley thank Darcy for in Chapter 2?
8. At Squire Justin's house, when Darcy tells Miss Bingley that she is universally admired what does she insinuate with her response?
9. What does Miss Bingley do to irritate her brother in Chapter 5?
10. For what reason does Darcy think Bingley is pleased to have an engagement at Sir Lucas' home?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Discuss the setting of the novel. How does the setting affect the plot and the characters? How do Darcy, Bingley and Miss Bingley view the country versus the city setting? What do the Bingley sisters think of the characters who live in the country?
Essay Topic 2
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?
Essay Topic 3
Analyze the dialogue in the novel "An Assembly Such As This". How would you describe the dialogue? How does it reflect the setting of the novel? Is it similar to the Austen novel that it seeks to emulate in terms of dialogue?
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