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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. What does Mr. Rochester say in the church that he meant to be, but fate has out-maneuvered him?
2. In Moor house, whom does Jane regard as the superior and leader?
3. 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?
4. The night before they are to be married, Jane tells Mr. Rochester that earlier that morning she had seen whom in her closet where her wedding gown and veil are hung?
5. What does Mr. Rochester tell Jane about having asked God if he would find bliss and peace once more?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Jane's refusal to be Mr. Rochester's mistress signify?
2. What message does St. John leave for Jane before he departs as a missionary?
3. What is Jane's married life like, and why is it significant?
4. How does Jane greet Mr. Rochester at Ferndean, and what is his response?
5. How does Mr. Rochester respond to Jane's inquiry about Blanche's feelings regarding their upcoming marriage?
6. What does Jane learn about the Rivers family, and why is it significant?
7. Who does Mr. Rochester show to Mr. Briggs, Mr. Mason, and Jane at Thornfield?
8. Why does Jane run outside after St. John reads from the book of Revelations, and why is it significant?
9. What premonition does Jane have about St. John, and how is this significant?
10. What argument does Jane provide to avoid wearing Rochester's family jewels, and what does this signify?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Discuss the importance of friendship in "Jane Eyre."
1) Compare and contrast Helen Burns with Mary and Diane Rivers as Jane's confidants.
2) What qualities does Jane seek in her friendships with women?
3) What qualities does Jane seek in her friendships with men?
Essay Topic 2
Compare Mr. Rochester and St. John as characters.
1) What are their similarities and differences?
2) How do they function as authority figures?
Essay Topic 3
What is the role of race in the novel? How does Bertha Mason's mixed-race heritage affect her characterization as monstrous and animalistic?
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