Mansfield Park Test | Lesson Plans Mid-Book Test - Hard

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Mid-Book Test - Hard

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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. Who asks for opinions about how to improve his estate?

2. How old is Fanny when Mr. Norris dies?

3. Why does Maria intend to marry Mr. Rushworth?

4. Whom does Fanny miss most after she arrives at Mansfield Park?

5. What question does Mary ask the Bertram brothers about Fanny in Chapter 5?

Short Essay Questions

1. Does Henry believe Fanny might change her mind about marrying him?

2. What does Edmund tell Fanny about her decision to refuse Henry's marriage proposal?

3. Why is Fanny sitting on a bench in Sotherton Park?

4. What happens when Tom goes to London?

5. How do Edmund and Maria react when they hear the news of their father's impending return from Antigua?

6. How does Edmund describe Sotherton?

7. What is Fanny's reaction when she sees the Sotherton chapel?

8. What is Fanny's reaction when she is told she is going to live with Mrs. Norris?

9. Does Edmund show Fanny kindness when she has a headache?

10. Is Fanny welcomed when she returns home to her family?

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

Discuss the conflict created by Henry Crawford's marriage proposal. How does he put Fanny in a difficult position? In what way does he further the conflict through his behavior? Provide specific examples to support your ideas.

Essay Topic 2

Fanny believes that love is important in a marriage. Discuss her belief as it relates to her own marriage to Edmund. Do you think they are well-suited? Why or why not? Provide textual examples to support your opinion.

Essay Topic 3

Analyze the use of letters in this story. In what way does the author use letters as a method for advancing the plot and revealing important information? Identify two or three letters that are central to the plot's advancement and discuss how these letters change Fanny's life.

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