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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. According to Mr. Rochester, Jane is ______, quiet, _______, and simple.
2. What does Jane first eat at Lowood that is disgusting, but is devoured out of hunger?
3. What is the subject of Leah's and the charwoman's conversation that Jane overhears, and is dropped once they perceive her?
4. Who tells Mr. Eshton that Jane "looks too stupid for any game of the sort"?
5. What is the gypsy doing when Jane enters the library?
Short Essay Questions
1. What happens to Helen Burns, and why is this significant?
2. Why is Jane punished in the Red Room, and why is the room significant?
3. How does Jane first meet Mr. Rochester, and why is this significant?
4. What are the girls fed when Jane first arrives at Lowood that no one can eat, and why is this significant?
5. Why does Mr. Rochester insist Jane join the party each evening in the drawing room?
6. Why does Jane stay at Gateshead after Mrs. Reed passes, and why is this significant?
7. How is Mr. Rochester's response to Jane's homecoming from Gateshead revealing?
8. What does Jane do when she discovers smoke coming from Mr. Rochester's room, and what does this signify?
9. How does Jane respond to Mr. Rochester's inquiry about whether she finds him attractive, and why is this significant?
10. What is Jane's first impression of Thornfield in her new position as governess, and why is this significant?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Discuss Point of View in the novel.
1) What is the POV?
2) How does the POV influence reader reception?
3) What is the connection between the POV and pacing in "Jane Eyre?"
Essay Topic 2
Discuss the role of governesses in the novel.
1) How are governesses treated in the novel?
2) How does Jane feel about her role as a governess?
Essay Topic 3
Discuss reader reception at the time of publication. How was "Jane Eyre" received by critics and the general public?
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