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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. On Monday, a parcel from London arrives. Jane is grateful to Cassandra for the long letter and many gifts, and Mr. Austen is pleased with what?
(a) His stockings.
(b) His handkerchief.
(c) His dress coat.
(d) His cravat.

2. Jane disdains Robert Southey's "Letters from England" as horribly ______________.
(a) Anti-American.
(b) Anti-European.
(c) Anti-English.
(d) Anti-French.

3. She does not intend to accept her aunt's invitation to what?
(a) The Grand Sydney-Garden Dinner.
(b) The Grand Sydney-Garden Opera.
(c) The Grand Sydney-Garden Ball.
(d) The Grand Sydney-Garden Breakfast.

4. Why has Jane been practicing her music instead of writing?
(a) She has been asked to play the piano forte at the next ball.
(b) She has a complaint in her eye which makes reading and writing difficult
(c) She is tired of writing.
(d) She has just received a new piano forte.

5. Jane finds the parties stupid for what reason?
(a) They are too pretentious.
(b) They are dull and boring.
(c) They are too large and crowded.
(d) They are so small, and she thinks the people are disagreeable.

Short Answer Questions

1. Jane writes her niece, Anna, and expresses her interest in the ______ family from Anna's novel, "Tarefield Abbey."

2. The apothecary believes that Edward did what?

3. Jane sees Miss Chamberlayne perform _____________, which reminds her of Miss Lefroy's performance.

4. Jane is flattered by her sister's commendation of her writing since Jane "writes only for _______________".

5. What happened to both Mrs. Coulthard and Anne?

Short Essay Questions

1. Describe Jane's trip to Paragon.

2. How does Jane feel about writing? What does she later do with this statement?

3. What are two books Jane alludes to in this section?

4. What does Jane think about the secret relationship between Frank and Martha Lloyd?

5. What is Jane's opinion regarding her brother's health? What does the apothecary say about Edward?

6. What does Jane say about her stay with Mrs. Knight?

7. What does Jane say about the events taking place in her life?

8. What is a play that Jane sees in this section?

9. Who dies in this section?

10. Why does Jane offer her former admirers to Mary? How does this situation end differently than she had initially expected?

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