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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. Jane states that, with Mary and Diana, there is a _________congeniality of tastes, sentiments, and principles.
2. Why is St. John called away the night of Diana's and Mary's return to Moor House?
3. Where is Mr. Rochester living following the fire at Thornfield?
4. The record of marriage the person reads to stop the wedding is from how many years back?
5. When Jane first lays her eyes on the injured Mr. Rochester, she compares him to what kind of animal?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does Jane cope with her new life at Marsh End?
2. Why does St. John propose to Jane, and how does she respond?
3. How does Jane's fortune change dramatically after her true identity is revealed?
4. How does St. John discover Jane's true identity?
5. What do the Rivers discover about the death of a wealthy uncle, and why is it significant?
6. What is Jane's married life like, and why is it significant?
7. How does Mr. Rochester respond to Jane's inquiry about Blanche's feelings regarding their upcoming marriage?
8. What does Jane's refusal to be Mr. Rochester's mistress signify?
9. What does Mr. Rochester tell Jane about having seen the hand of God for the first time?
10. What are Jane's plans after her fortune has dramatically changed, and why does St. John urge her to reconsider them?
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 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?
Essay Topic 3
Discuss the importance of class in the novel.
1) How does class function in the novel?
2) How does Jane's class position shift throughout the novel?
3) What are the determining factors that make up a person's class position?
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