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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 steps forward at the church as a witness that causes Mr. Rochester to convulse in fury or despair at the sight?
2. When Mr. Rochester asks Jane if she will ever forgive him, what does she tell the reader?
3. Mr. Rochester's former butler tells Jane that Grace Poole possessed what fault?
4. What skill does Jane possess that surprises and charms Diana and Mary?
5. How does Jane first meet Mr. Rochester after the fire?
Short Essay Questions
1. What happens when Jane tries to look for work after leaving Thornfield, and why is it significant?
2. How does the Rivers family treat Jane, and why is it significant?
3. What does Jane learn about the Rivers family, and why is it significant?
4. How does Jane feel about the Rivers family, and what does it signify?
5. Why does St. John treat Jane with icy reserve, and what does it reveal about his character?
6. How does Jane cope with her new life at Marsh End?
7. How does Jane greet Mr. Rochester at Ferndean, and what is his response?
8. Why is Rochester's and Jane's marriage stopped, and what does it mean?
9. What happens when Jane is refused entrance to the house where three women are knitting in mourning clothes?
10. How does Jane's fortune change dramatically after her true identity is revealed?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
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?
Essay Topic 2
Discuss the role of imagination in the novel. How does imagination function as both a blessing and curse for Jane?
Essay Topic 3
Discuss passion as a major theme in the novel.
1) Identify how the various types of passion (i.e., sexual, spiritual, and emotional,) work in the novel.
2) What kind of passion is privileged by Jane? Mr. Rochester? St. John? Why?
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