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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. After supper on the night before they are to be married, how does Mr. Rochester respond when Jane asks him if he feels calm and happy?
2. Mr. Rochester tells Jane that he has written to his banker to send him what item that has been in his safe-keeping?
3. According to Jane, what words go side-by-side with "Legacy" and "Bequest?"
4. Mr. Rochester's former butler tells Jane that Grace Poole possessed what fault?
5. On the day before Jane and Mr. Rochester are to leave to be married, what is written on the labels that Jane cannot bring herself to affix to her trunks?
Short Essay Questions
1. What are St. John's feelings for Rosamond Oliver, and how is it significant?
2. How does the Rivers family treat Jane, and why is it significant?
3. Who does Mr. Rochester show to Mr. Briggs, Mr. Mason, and Jane at Thornfield?
4. What do the Rivers discover about the death of a wealthy uncle, and why is it significant?
5. Whom does Jane find in the room following her nightmare the day before the wedding, and what does it foreshadow?
6. What premonition does Jane have about St. John, and how is this significant?
7. How does Jane's fortune change dramatically after her true identity is revealed?
8. Why does Jane run outside after St. John reads from the book of Revelations, and why is it significant?
9. What happens when Jane tries to look for work after leaving Thornfield, and why is it significant?
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
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?
Essay Topic 2
Discuss the function of marriage in the novel.
1) What values does the institution of marriage uphold and reinforce?
2) How is Jane's marriage to Mr. Rochester both a traditional and unconventional marriage?
Essay Topic 3
Discuss the autobiographical elements in "Jane Eyre."
1) Compare Jane Eyre with Charlotte Bronte.
2) What fictional events are modeled after real-life incidents?
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