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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 does Edmund tell Fanny that Sir Thomas thinks about her in Chapter 21?
3. Where did Maria and Mr. Rushworth live for a time after their wedding?
4. What does Sir Thomas do with copies of "Lover's Vows"?
5. Where does Henry tell Tom he is going when he visits the family in the breakfast room?
Short Essay Questions
1. Does Henry believe Fanny might change her mind about marrying him?
2. Does Fanny's place in the household change when Julia and Maria leave for Brighton?
3. Why does Edmund extend his stay with the Owens in Peterborough?
4. Is Fanny welcomed when she returns home to her family?
5. How does Mrs. Norris respond to Sir Thomas' criticisms about her allowing his children to put on a play?
6. What is Mary's response when Henry tells her he plans to ask Fanny to marry him?
7. Why does Sir Thomas want to hold a ball at Mansfield Park?
8. Does Fanny want to return to Mansfield Park?
9. How does Fanny learn of Maria and Henry's scandal?
10. Why does Edmund retrieve Fanny from Portsmouth?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
How does Edmund overlook Mary's shortcomings early in their relationship? What does the scandal allow him to fully understand about Mary's true nature? What is he most disappointed about in her character? Provide specific examples to support your answers.
Essay Topic 2
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.
Essay Topic 3
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.
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