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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 Mr. Churchill claim he is glad he did not dance with because her dancing is not as good as Emma's?
2. How does Mr. Knightley react when he learns that Emma counseled Harriet negatively about the letter?
3. Why does Emma believe her carriage companion made this confession?
4. Who takes the finished art project to London for framing?
5. What does Emma believe the theme of the riddle is?
Short Essay Questions
1. Who asks Emma to save him the first two dances at the ball the Westons are planning?
2. Who does Emma believe the anonymous benefactor of a pianoforte for Miss Fairfax is?
3. What long awaited visitor finally arrives in Highbury?
4. Who proposes to Harriet? What is unusual about this proposal?
5. What is Mr. John Knightley's relationship to Emma? To Mr. Knightley?
6. Why do Mr. John Knightley and Mr. Woodhouse fight over dinner?
7. With whom does Emma leave the Randalls party?
8. Why does Mr. Churchill abruptly leave Highbury? How does this make Emma feel?
9. What is Emma's initial reaction to Mr. Churchill?
10. What did Mr. Knightley give the Bateses that causes Emma's curiosity to be aroused?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
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?
Essay Topic 2
Who is Mrs. Elton? Where is she from? How does Emma feel about Mrs. Elton? How does Harriet feel about Mrs. Elton? Do the people of the village like Mrs. Elton? How does Mrs. Elton attempt to embarrass Harriet at the Westons' ball? Why? Why does Mrs. Elton constantly express unpleasant things about Emma? Why does Mrs. Elton's opinion matter? Is Mrs. Elton jealous? Why?
Essay Topic 3
Who is Mr. Elton? Why does Emma set out to match Mr. Elton with Harriet? Why does Emma believe Mr. Elton is good for Harriet? How does Mr. Elton feel about Emma's attentions? Does Mr. Elton know Emma wants him to fall in love with Harriet? When does Mr. Elton learn this fact? What secret does Mr. Elton reveal to Emma? How does this secret change Emma's aspirations of matching Mr. Elton to Harriet? How does this change affect Harriet?
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