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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. Where does Henry tell Tom he is going when he visits the family in the breakfast room?
2. Why is Fanny embarrassed to introduce Henry to her father?
3. Who desires to see Fanny dance at a ball?
4. What piece of jewelry does William bring Fanny from Sicily?
5. How long had Fanny been away from Mansfield Park?
Short Essay Questions
1. Is Sir Thomas surprised to discover that Fanny has no fire in her room?
2. Why does Edmund retrieve Fanny from Portsmouth?
3. How does Fanny feel about returning to Mansfield Park?
4. Does Sir Thomas find William to be an engaging guest in his home?
5. Why does Edmund extend his stay with the Owens in Peterborough?
6. What is Fanny's reaction when she learns that William will soon be arriving at Mansfield Park?
7. What does Edmund tell Fanny about her decision to refuse Henry's marriage proposal?
8. How does Fanny react to leading the dancing at the ball?
9. Do Fanny and her mother grow close while Fanny is visiting?
10. How does Fanny learn of Maria and Henry's scandal?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Identify Edmund's early objections to his family performing the play and discuss the way these objections cause a rift between him and Tom. When Edmund changes his mind and decides to perform, what does this tell you about his character? Does he try to justify his decision? How so?
Essay Topic 2
Discuss how the theme of social status is used in the novel. How do characters such as Sir Thomas, Lady Bertram and Mrs. Norris value social standing? What are Edmund's views about the advantage for Fanny if she marries into money?
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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