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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. How much is Jane worth after the death of her uncle?
2. What is St. John's occupation?
3. How is St. John related to Jane?
4. Who steps forward at the church as a witness that causes Mr. Rochester to convulse in fury or despair at the sight?
5. As Jane recovers at Moor House and the servant Hannah takes care of her, why does Hannah disturb Jane?
Short Essay Questions
1. What happens when Jane is refused entrance to the house where three women are knitting in mourning clothes?
2. What does Jane learn about the Rivers family, and why is it significant?
3. What argument does Jane provide to avoid wearing Rochester's family jewels, and what does this signify?
4. How does Jane greet Mr. Rochester at Ferndean, and what is his response?
5. How does Mr. Rochester respond to Jane's inquiry about Blanche's feelings regarding their upcoming marriage?
6. Why does St. John propose to Jane, and how does she respond?
7. Whom does Jane find in the room following her nightmare the day before the wedding, and what does it foreshadow?
8. What are Jane's plans after her fortune has dramatically changed, and why does St. John urge her to reconsider them?
9. Who does Mr. Rochester show to Mr. Briggs, Mr. Mason, and Jane at Thornfield?
10. How does Jane feel about the Rivers family, and what does it signify?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Discuss Jane as the heroine in the novel.
1) What qualities does Jane possess that make her a heroic figure?
2) How are Jane's actions heroic?
Essay Topic 2
Compare Mr. Rochester and St. John as characters.
1) What are their similarities and differences?
2) How do they function as authority figures?
Essay Topic 3
Discuss the significance of gender in "Jane Eyre."
1) What role does gender play in the choices Jane has?
2) How does Jane conform to and/or resist her gendered role in the novel?
3) How does Mr. Rochester conform to and/or resist his gendered role in the novel?
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