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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Dorothy Osborne claims that she would not resort to fiction even if she couldn't ________.
(a) Write.
(b) Sleep.
(c) Eat.
(d) Live.

2. When reading the man's novel, what does the narrator feel overshadows it?
(a) The letter "B."
(b) The author's name.
(c) Her self-consciousness.
(d) The letter "I."

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

4. Of what social class was Behn?
(a) Noble.
(b) Educated.
(c) Royalty.
(d) Middle-class.

5. According to the narrator, what will Carmichael "have her work cut out for her" as?
(a) An observer.
(b) A teacher.
(c) A lover.
(d) A writer.

6. In Carmichael's novel, what do Chloe and Olivia share?
(a) An apartment.
(b) An office.
(c) A laboratory.
(d) A lover.

7. What was the name of Jane Austen's great novel?
(a) The Visitor.
(b) Pride and Prejudice.
(c) War and Peace.
(d) Gone With the Wind.

8. What does the narrator say Carmichael is definitely NOT?
(a) A writer.
(b) A hypocrite.
(c) A real person.
(d) A genius.

9. 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) Pheobe.
(b) Renee.
(c) Judith.
(d) Max.

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

11. The narrator claims that the _________ with which men write is incomprehensible to women.
(a) Passion.
(b) Intelligence.
(c) Anger.
(d) Emotion.

12. The writing of the Duchess compares the lives of women to those of what animals?
(a) Bats.
(b) Worms.
(c) Owls.
(d) All of the above.

13. In what month was Mary Carmichael's book published?
(a) October.
(b) July.
(c) November.
(d) May.

14. The narrator claims that a book is built of "_________ built...into arcades or domes."
(a) Sentences.
(b) Stories.
(c) Words.
(d) Feelings.

15. Whose point of view takes over for the narrator at the end of Chapter 6?
(a) Woolf herself.
(b) Jane Austen.
(c) An Oxbridge student.
(d) Professor X.

Short Answer Questions

1. What phrase in Carmichael's novel startles the narrator and starts her reflection on women as characters?

2. What does the narrator say is the problem with the relationships between women in fiction?

3. How does the narrator address Carmichael?

4. What reaction does the predominance of the perceived "shadow" cause in the narrator as she reads the man's novel in Chapter 6?

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

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