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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. Who does not think highly of Mr. Churchill because of his recent inaction?
2. Who interferes with Emma's participation in the conversation upon her arrival at Randall's?
3. Who do Emma and Harriet run into while Emma escorts Harriet to Ford's to buy fabric?
4. Whose arrival in Highbury has been delayed?
5. Why does Emma insist on escorting Harriet to Ford's to buy fabric?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Mr. Churchill do that causes Emma to rethink her opinion of him? How does it affect Mr. Knightley's opinion of Mr. Churchill?
2. What happens when Emma maneuvers to leave Mr. Elton and Harriet alone together?
3. Who objects to Emma's friendship with Harriet?
4. What is Mr. John Knightley's relationship to Emma? To Mr. Knightley?
5. What did Mr. Knightley give the Bateses that causes Emma's curiosity to be aroused?
6. What change has occurred in the Woodhouse home recently?
7. What long awaited visitor finally arrives in Highbury?
8. Who does Mr. John Knightley believe is in love with Emma?
9. Who does Emma believe the anonymous benefactor of a pianoforte for Miss Fairfax is?
10. Why does Harriet decline Mr. Martin's proposal?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Who is Mr. Martin? Why does Emma not approve of his desire to marry Harriet? How does Emma treat Mr. Martin? How does Harriet treat Mr. Martin? Why does Emma put a time limit on a visit Harriet makes to the Martin home? Is this appropriate? How do Harriet and Mr. Martin finally get together? How does Emma feel about this match? Why does Emma's feelings change? Should Emma have listened to Harriet's opinion on Mr. Martin despite her personal opinion of Mr. Martin's social status? How does Emma's change of heart reflect her character growth?
Essay Topic 2
Who is Mr. Woodhouse? Why does Mr. Woodhouse worry about the foods he eats and his overall health? Is Mr. Woodhouse mentally disturbed, or are his opinions based on something else? Why does Mr. Woodhouse's son-in-law have no patience for Mr. Woodhouse's quirks? How does this cause tension between the two men? Why does Mr. Woodhouse not approve of Emma's engagement? Why does he change his mind?
Essay Topic 3
Discuss setting. When is this novel set? Where is the novel set? How does the setting impact the development of the plot? How might the novel be different if it were set in modern times? What are the values of the time period in which the novel is set? How do those values compare to modern values? How does the location of the setting affect the characters? Would the novel be different if it had been set in New York City or Tokyo? How?
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