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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. What time of day does Darcy plan to leave Netherfield in Chapter 10?
2. What does Darcy pocket in Chapter 7 as Bingley enters the library?
3. Who is caught in the middle of a disturbance following the sermon in Chapter 8?
4. Who does Darcy think about while Fletcher is shaving him in Chapter 12?
5. Who does Lady Melbourne introduce Bingley to at her soiree?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does Darcy dress for Lady Melbourne's soiree?
2. Why does Darcy watch Bingley and Jane closely in Chapter 10? What conclusion does he come to?
3. Why does Darcy decide to leave the soiree in Chapter 12?
4. What reason does Darcy give for turning down Miss Bingley's invitation to join her and Elizabeth on a walk around the room?
5. Who is Lord Dyford Brougham?
6. What appalls Darcy at the dinner table in Chapter 10?
7. What does Darcy instruct Miss Bingley to do to keep Jane and Bingley apart?
8. What happens during Darcy's and Bingley's trip to Meryton in Chapter 8?
9. What disturbance takes place at the church in Chapter 8?
10. What surprises Darcy about Elizabeth's choice of reading material in Chapter 7?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
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?
Essay Topic 2
Discuss the relationship between Bingley and Jane. How do they feel about one another when they first meet? How do their feelings progress as the novel progresses? What conflicts and obstacles do they face? Are they able to overcome these obstacles? How does Bingley treat Jane?
Essay Topic 3
According to literary critics, how does "An Assembly Such As This" compare to Austen's work "Pride and Prejudice" in terms of writing style, tone and plot? Jane Austen novels are still widely read. Why are Jane Austen novels still so popular today? Why might a pastiche or fan fiction be popular with Austen fans?
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