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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. According to Jane, what words go side-by-side with "Legacy" and "Bequest?"
2. Why does Jane think, on the afternoon following the discovery of Bertha Mason, that "friends always forget those whom fortune forsakes"?
3. In talking about Jane's features, St. John remarks that "ill or well, she would always be _________."
4. How does Jane respond to St. John's inquiry the night before he is to go to India about why she refuses to marry him?
5. According to Mr. Rochester's former butler, what are Mr. Rochester's injuries?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is Jane's married life like, and why is it significant?
2. What does Jane discover when she leaves Moor House and returns to Thornfield?
3. What argument does Jane provide to avoid wearing Rochester's family jewels, and what does this signify?
4. What does Jane discover about Rosamond Oliver's feelings for St. John, and what does it signify?
5. The day before the wedding, Jane dreams about what that is significant?
6. What are Jane's plans after her fortune has dramatically changed, and why does St. John urge her to reconsider them?
7. What message does St. John leave for Jane before he departs as a missionary?
8. Why is Rochester's and Jane's marriage stopped, and what does it mean?
9. Whom does Jane find in the room following her nightmare the day before the wedding, and what does it foreshadow?
10. What happens when Jane tries to look for work after leaving Thornfield, and why is it significant?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Discuss the conflict in "Jane Eyre."
1) What is the conflict between Jane and society?
2) What is the conflict between Jane and the other characters?
3) What is the conflict between Jane and herself?
Essay Topic 2
Discuss the autobiographical elements in "Jane Eyre."
1) Compare Jane Eyre with Charlotte Bronte.
2) What fictional events are modeled after real-life incidents?
Essay Topic 3
Discuss reader reception at the time of publication. How was "Jane Eyre" received by critics and the general public?
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