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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. Why is Elizabeth so surprised to see Mr. Darcy in his own house?
2. Where do Lydia and Wickham go just after they are wed?
3. Why is Elizabeth sad to leave Charlotte?
4. Who is Mr. Darcy anxious for Elizabeth to meet after meeting her in Derbyshire?
5. How many times does Elizabeth read her letter from Darcy?
Short Essay Questions
1. Who does Elizabeth keep running into on her rambles through Rosings Park?
2. What is the most shocking part about Lydia and Mr. Wickham running away together?
3. What does Mr. Collins express in his letter to Mr. Bennet after he hears about Lydia's elopement?
4. Why is Mr. Bennet so amused by Mr. Collins' letter to him congratulating him on Elizabeth's engagement to Mr. Darcy?
5. Why do Mr. Darcy and Elizabeth not speak to each other when he comes to dine at Longbourn after Lydia's marriage?
6. Why does Mr. Collins come to visit Longbourn after Elizabeth and Mr. Darcy are engaged?
7. Why does Elizabeth think Mr. Darcy was so quiet when he first came with Mr. Bingley to visit Longbourn after Lydia's marriage?
8. What does Lydia do the entire time she is staying at Longbourn after her hasty marriage?
9. Who is the only person Elizabeth tells about her proposal from Mr. Darcy?
10. What did Mr. Wickham do to try and take out his revenge on Mr. Darcy for not giving him more than his allotted inheritance?
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
This book takes place in a few different settings. Describe some of these settings and how they affected the course of the plot. Why might Jane Austen have chosen these particular places for this plot to take place?
Essay Topic 3
Elizabeth receives three different proposals during the course of this book. Describe each of these events, as well as the reasons for Elizabeth's responses to them. How do these proposals each affect the course of the plot?
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