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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 Jane refuses to become Mr. Rochester's mistress and leaves Thornfield, where does the coachman drop her when she runs out of money?
2. What is the first sentence of the final chapter of "Jane Eyre?"
3. What does Mr. Rochester tell Jane about having asked God if he would find bliss and peace once more?
4. According to Mr. Rochester, what has happened to Bertha's mother?
5. How does Jane first meet Mr. Rochester after the fire?
Short Essay Questions
1. What premonition does Jane have about St. John, and how is this significant?
2. What happens when Jane is refused entrance to the house where three women are knitting in mourning clothes?
3. The day before the wedding, Jane dreams about what that is significant?
4. How does Jane feel about the Rivers family, and what does it signify?
5. Why had Mr. Rochester married Bertha Mason, and how is this significant?
6. How does Jane cope with her new life at Marsh End?
7. Why is Rochester's and Jane's marriage stopped, and what does it mean?
8. What does Jane discover when she leaves Moor House and returns to Thornfield?
9. What does Jane learn about the Rivers family, and why is it significant?
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 reader reception at the time of publication. How was "Jane Eyre" received by critics and the general public?
Essay Topic 2
Discuss Point of View in the novel.
1) What is the POV?
2) How does the POV influence reader reception?
3) What is the connection between the POV and pacing in "Jane Eyre?"
Essay Topic 3
Compare Mr. Rochester and St. John as characters.
1) What are their similarities and differences?
2) How do they function as authority figures?
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