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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. For how much did Bronte sell the copyright of her novels?
(a) 1,500 pounds.
(b) 500 pounds.
(c) 5,000 dollars.
(d) Six pence.

2. In what century does the narrator believe women finally became complex characters in fiction?
(a) 19th.
(b) 18th.
(c) 20th.
(d) 16th.

3. With which side of their brains does the narrator say men are now writing?
(a) The male side.
(b) The female sight.
(c) The left side.
(d) The right side.

4. What is Carmichael's novel called?
(a) My Story.
(b) Life's Adventure.
(c) A Tale of Two Cities.
(d) Women and Fiction.

5. According to the narrator, what holds a novel together?
(a) Love.
(b) The characters.
(c) Integrity.
(d) The author.

6. What reaction does the predominance of the perceived "shadow" cause in the narrator as she reads the man's novel in Chapter 6?
(a) Rage.
(b) Pity.
(c) Jealousy.
(d) Boredom.

7. What name does the narrator give to the male author she reads after reading so many novels by women?
(a) Marc B.
(b) Professor D.
(c) Mr. A.
(d) Mr. X.

8. In what city does the narrator observe the comings and goings of people on the street from her window?
(a) Columbus.
(b) London.
(c) Rome.
(d) Paris.

9. At the end of her research, whose books does the narrator come to?
(a) Bronte.
(b) Her own.
(c) The living.
(d) Shakespeare.

10. What does the narrator say the sight of a woman "creating in a different medium than his own" does to a man?
(a) Turns him on.
(b) Makes him angry.
(c) Invigorates him.
(d) Pushes him away.

11. In the case of Charlotte Bronte, what does the narrator claim Bronte's gender interfered with?
(a) The reader.
(b) Her happiness.
(c) The tone of the novel.
(d) The novel's integrity.

12. What occupation are Chloe and Olivia engaged in?
(a) Sewing uniforms.
(b) Building a house.
(c) Curing cancer.
(d) Mincing liver.

13. How does the narrator address Carmichael?
(a) Respectfully.
(b) As if she were dead.
(c) As if she were in the room with her.
(d) Rudely.

14. What virtues did Behn posses, according to the narrator?
(a) Courage.
(b) Humor.
(c) All of the above.
(d) Vitality.

15. What does the narrator say is the problem with the relationships between women in fiction?
(a) They do not exist.
(b) They are not realistic.
(c) They are too simple.
(d) They are too complex.

Short Answer Questions

1. To what physical trait does the narrator compare these vanities?

2. In terms of fiction, what things did society deem more important than women's feelings?

3. About what does the narrator claim "almost without exception they are shown in their relation to men."

4. What did Jane Austen do to hide her manuscripts as she wrote them?

5. According to the narrator, Austen, Bronte, and others wrote as ________ wrote, not as men did.

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