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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 arrives at Lowood to see Jane and is mistaken for the carrier by her?
2. Why does Jane rush to Mr. Rochester's room after being awakened in the middle of the night by demonic laughter?
3. What does the gypsy tell Jane about Blanche's motive for marrying Mr. Rochester?
4. According to Jane, what hour in the evening has provided "the ruddy gloaming, the licensed uproar, the confusion of many voices gave one a welcome sense of liberty?"
5. How old is Jane when the novel opens?
Short Essay Questions
1. The day before the wedding, Jane dreams about what that is significant?
2. Who arrives to tell the guests' fortunes? How does Blanche respond to her fortune's being told?
3. What does Jane do when she discovers smoke coming from Mr. Rochester's room, and what does this signify?
4. What does Mrs. Reed tell Mr. Brocklehurst about Jane, and how is this significant?
5. Why had Mr. Rochester married Bertha Mason, and how is this significant?
6. What is Jane's married life like, and why is it significant?
7. What does Jane's refusal to be Mr. Rochester's mistress signify?
8. What does Jane's first dinner with Mr. Rochester at Thornfield foreshadow?
9. From what do the girls at Lowood suffer when Spring arrives, and how is this significant?
10. Why does Jane run outside after St. John reads from the book of Revelations, and why is it significant?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Discuss the conflict in "Jane Eyre."
1) What is the conflict between Jane and society?
2) What is the conflict between Jane and the other characters?
3) What is the conflict between Jane and herself?
Essay Topic 2
Discuss the importance of friendship in "Jane Eyre."
1) Compare and contrast Helen Burns with Mary and Diane Rivers as Jane's confidants.
2) What qualities does Jane seek in her friendships with women?
3) What qualities does Jane seek in her friendships with men?
Essay Topic 3
Discuss "Jane Eyre" as a Gothic novel.
1) What role does the supernatural play in the novel?
2) How does psychological terror drive the plot?
3) How does mistaken identity function?
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