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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Who is the author of Jane Eyre?
(a) Jane Austen.
(b) Shakespeare.
(c) Charlotte Bronte.
(d) Virginia Woolf.

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

3. What did Jane Austen do to hide her manuscripts as she wrote them?
(a) Burned them.
(b) Hid them under a book.
(c) Covered them with blotting paper.
(d) Pinned them to her dress.

4. What was the "genre" of Dorothy Osborne's writing?
(a) Essays.
(b) Poetry.
(c) Letters.
(d) Novels.

5. What is the name of one of the characters in the man's book that the narrator reads as a follow-up to her studies of books by women?
(a) Renee.
(b) Judith.
(c) Pheobe.
(d) Max.

6. The narrator contemplates the "unity of the ______" as she observes the rhythm of life on the streets below.
(a) Sexes.
(b) Mind.
(c) Human race.
(d) World.

7. What did writing become with the example of Behn?
(a) Upbeat.
(b) Folly.
(c) Practical.
(d) Popular.

8. What kind of writer is Mr. B?
(a) A historian.
(b) A theologian.
(c) A critic.
(d) A novelist.

9. In what genre were women denied the most expression?
(a) Music.
(b) Essays.
(c) Novels.
(d) Poetry.

10. John Langdon Davies said that women become unnecessary when children become ________.
(a) Self-sufficient.
(b) Undesirable.
(c) Adults.
(d) Educated.

11. What does the narrator say that the modern woman writer may use writing as, rather than self-expression?
(a) Art.
(b) Fun.
(c) Therapy.
(d) Work.

12. Who does the narrator give as an example of someone who wrote with both sides of his brain?
(a) Coleridge.
(b) Milton.
(c) Rousseau.
(d) Shakespeare.

13. In terms of fiction, what things did society deem more important than women's feelings?
(a) Battle scenes.
(b) Social causes.
(c) Love scenes.
(d) Men's thoughts.

14. To what does the narrator refer as a "complex force?"
(a) Men.
(b) Femininity.
(c) Reason.
(d) Truth.

15. About what does the narrator claim "almost without exception they are shown in their relation to men."
(a) Shakespeare's plays.
(b) Female characters.
(c) Contemporary works of fiction.
(d) Lessons in truth.

Short Answer Questions

1. According to the narrator, what will Carmichael "have her work cut out for her" as?

2. The narrator claims that a book is built of "_________ built...into arcades or domes."

3. What, according to the narrator, is it fatal for anyone who writes to do?

4. What tone best describes the poetry of Lady Winchilsea?

5. With which side of their brains does the narrator say men are now writing?

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