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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 is the name of Darcy's London home?
2. What does Darcy do when Fletcher tells him when the Misses Bennets are leaving in Chapter 7?
3. What is Darcy's horse named?
4. Where does Bingley suggest going with Darcy on Tuesday in Chapter 8?
5. Whose soiree does Darcy express interest in attending in Chapter 11?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Darcy instruct Miss Bingley to do to keep Jane and Bingley apart?
2. Who is Lord Dyford Brougham?
3. How do Darcy and Bingley feel about attending Lady Melbourne's soiree?
4. How do Darcy and Elizabeth criticize each other in Chapter 7?
5. Why is Fletcher overly concerned with Darcy's clothes at the beginning of Chapter 8?
6. What surprises Darcy about Elizabeth's choice of reading material in Chapter 7?
7. How does Bingley respond when Darcy asks him about Jane's regard for him?
8. Why does Darcy watch Bingley and Jane closely in Chapter 10? What conclusion does he come to?
9. What does Georgiana's letter to Darcy say in Chapter 8?
10. What happens during Darcy's and Bingley's trip to Meryton in Chapter 8?
Write an essay for ONE of the following 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
The English class system of the early 19th Century is a prominent theme of "An Assembly Such As This". The characters of the story must follow the social rules, and doing so often leads to obstacles, misunderstandings and denial of one's true feelings. Discuss the effects that the social rules of the high class had on the central characters of the novel.
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