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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. Whom does Fanny think her mother resembles?
2. How many dances does Edmund request Mary to save for him at the ball in November?
3. What does Fanny borrow from Mary to wear at the ball?
4. What piece of jewelry does William bring Fanny from Sicily?
5. What does Sir Thomas inquire about Maria's wishes regarding her marriage?
Short Essay Questions
1. Is Sir Thomas surprised to discover that Fanny has no fire in her room?
2. How is it that Fanny receives two chains to wear with the amber cross that William gave her?
3. Why does Fanny plan to go to Portsmouth?
4. Do Fanny and her mother grow close while Fanny is visiting?
5. What does Edmund say when Henry asks to rent Thornton Lacey?
6. How does Fanny feel the morning after the ball?
7. Why does Edmund retrieve Fanny from Portsmouth?
8. Describe what happens when Henry asks Fanny to marry him.
9. Does Fanny want to return to Mansfield Park?
10. Why does Sir Thomas want to hold a ball at Mansfield Park?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Discuss the importance of the East Room to Fanny's life at Mansfield Park. How does the room represent both Fanny's lowly status in the family as well as her refuge from the family? What do Fanny's actions regarding the room suggest to you about her character? Provide specific textual examples to support your answer.
Essay Topic 2
Analyze the significance of William and Fanny's relationship to Fanny's well-being. How does William provide relief from life with the Bertrams? Why is it important that William accompanied Fanny home to Portsmouth?
Essay Topic 3
Analyze Tom and Mrs. Norris' behavior toward Fanny regarding the play. What does their behavior suggest about their view of Fanny as a person they can influence? What is Fanny's reaction to their manipulative ways?
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