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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. What does Mr. Rochester's former butler tell Jane happened to Bertha Mason during the fire?
2. How is St. John related to Jane?
3. In Moor house, whom does Jane regard as the superior and leader?
4. Whom does Jane meet in her dreams during the time when she is a schoolmistress?
5. What time of year is it when Jane closes Morton school?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why does Jane run outside after St. John reads from the book of Revelations, and why is it significant?
2. What does Jane discover about Rosamond Oliver's feelings for St. John, and what does it signify?
3. What message does St. John leave for Jane before he departs as a missionary?
4. Why does St. John propose to Jane, and how does she respond?
5. What does Mr. Rochester tell Jane about having seen the hand of God for the first time?
6. Why does St. John treat Jane with icy reserve, and what does it reveal about his character?
7. What does Jane learn about the Rivers family, and why is it significant?
8. How does Jane cope with her new life at Marsh End?
9. How does Jane feel about the Rivers family, and what does it signify?
10. The day before the wedding, Jane dreams about what that is significant?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
What is the role of race in the novel? How does Bertha Mason's mixed-race heritage affect her characterization as monstrous and animalistic?
Essay Topic 2
Discuss the importance of house servants in the Victorian household.
1) What is the relationship between house servants and the proprietors?
2) What is the relationship between house servants and the dependents?
Essay Topic 3
Discuss the setting in "Jane Eyre."
1) What is the significance of the setting to the plot?
2) What is the connection between the physical and psychological landscapes in the novel?
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