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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 Fanny learn about Maria and Henry's scandal?
2. What is Fanny's biggest regret when she leaves for Portsmouth?
3. With what family do the Bertrams associate after Sir Thomas arrives home from Antigua?
4. What do Fanny and William say they would like to drink when they arrive at their parents' house?
5. What does Fanny borrow from Mary to wear at the ball?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is Fanny's reaction when she learns that William will soon be arriving at Mansfield Park?
2. Does Henry believe Fanny might change her mind about marrying him?
3. Does Fanny's place in the household change when Julia and Maria leave for Brighton?
4. What does Edmund tell Fanny about her decision to refuse Henry's marriage proposal?
5. Why does Sir Thomas want to hold a ball at Mansfield Park?
6. Why does Edmund retrieve Fanny from Portsmouth?
7. Describe Henry's visit with Fanny in Portsmouth.
8. Do Fanny and her mother grow close while Fanny is visiting?
9. What is Mary's response when Henry tells her he plans to ask Fanny to marry him?
10. Does Fanny want to return to Mansfield Park?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Discuss Fanny's role as the protagonist in this novel. How do her moral values and integrity shape the story? What must she overcome in order to stay true to herself?
Essay Topic 2
Fanny and Edmund have always provided solace to each other during difficult times. Discuss how Edmund comforts Fanny when she comes to live at Mansfield Park. How does he take her under his wing? In what ways does Fanny show her love for Edmund by giving him solace when he needs it? Provide textual examples to support your viewpoint.
Essay Topic 3
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.
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