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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. What does Mr. Bennet congratulate Elizabeth for when he returns from searching for Lydia?
2. Who has Lydia eloped with?
3. Who treats Elizabeth with cool haughtiness when she visits Darcy's sister at Pemberley?
4. What does Elizabeth say is her main folly after reading her letter from Darcy?
5. According to Mr. Darcy, why did he break up the growing relationship between Jane and Mr. Bingley?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why does Elizabeth think Mr. Darcy was so quiet when he first came with Mr. Bingley to visit Longbourn after Lydia's marriage?
2. What is the first thing that Mrs. Bennet does the minute she hears that Lydia is to be married?
3. Why does Lady Catherine come to Longbourn to speak with Elizabeth?
4. What is the only thing Elizabeth can think about in her last few days in Hunsford?
5. Why does Mrs. Bennet continually try to get Mr. Bingley and Jane alone whenever Mr. Bingley comes to call on Jane?
6. What does Mr. Darcy do as he walks with Elizabeth after hearing about her confrontation with Lady Catherine?
7. What kind of affection does Elizabeth witness between Mr. Bingley and Georgiana when they all visit her at the inn in Derbyshire?
8. What does Lydia do the entire time she is staying at Longbourn after her hasty marriage?
9. How does Mr. Darcy begin his first proposal to Elizabeth?
10. What does Elizabeth look forward to after Lydia leaves to Brighton?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
There are two basic and obvious themes in this book, pride and prejudice. What is the difference between the two, and where in the book do these themes appear?
Essay Topic 2
Friendship is a strong theme throughout the book. Where are some places that this theme appears, and how do the characters touched by it react? How do certain friendships change over the course of the book, and what causes these changes?
Essay Topic 3
Jealousy is an emotion that reared it's ugly head a number of times in this book. Which characters evoked this emotion, and how did they respond to their jealous tendencies? How did these instances affect the plot of the book?
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