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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 encourages Fanny to accept an invitation to dinner at the Grants?
2. What news does William learn as soon as he arrives at his parents' home with Fanny?
3. What does Mrs. Norris take home from the theater at Mansfield Park?
4. Where did Maria and Mr. Rushworth live for a time after their wedding?
5. Why does Edmund decide to postpone his trip to London and stay with his parents at Mansfield Park?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does Mrs. Norris respond to Sir Thomas' criticisms about her allowing his children to put on a play?
2. What does Edmund say when Henry asks to rent Thornton Lacey?
3. What happens when Tom goes to London?
4. How does Fanny feel about returning to Mansfield Park?
5. How does Fanny learn of Maria and Henry's scandal?
6. How does Fanny react to leading the dancing at the ball?
7. What does Edmund tell Sir Thomas about Fanny's role in the decision to perform a play in his absence?
8. Why does Sir Thomas want to hold a ball at Mansfield Park?
9. Does Sir Thomas find William to be an engaging guest in his home?
10. Describe what happens when Henry asks Fanny to marry him.
Write an essay for ONE of the following 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
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 3
What is lacking in Mrs. Norris' behavior toward Fanny? How does she make life difficult for Fanny? Why does she believe Fanny deserves less than the other Bertram children? Provide three textual examples that show Mrs. Norris' negative opinion of Fanny.
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