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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. How does Shakespeare's fictional sister die?
(a) She is murdered.
(b) She kills herself.
(c) She falls of a horse.
(d) She dies in childbirth.

2. Which word best describes the food served at the Fernham dinner?
(a) Exotic.
(b) Inedible.
(c) Plain.
(d) Expensive.

3. In Chapter 2, what bill does the narrator give the waiter to pay for her meal?
(a) One hundred dollar.
(b) Five shilling.
(c) Ten shilling.
(d) One dollar.

4. How many children did "Mrs. Seton" have?
(a) 13.
(b) 3.
(c) 5.
(d) 1.

5. What era does the narrator pay particular attention to when looking into women in history?
(a) Enlightenment.
(b) Elizabethan.
(c) Golden.
(d) Roaring Twenties.

Short Answer Questions

1. According to the narrator, men have often compared the idea of women creating anything like fiction or music to what?

2. Whose influence is all over the paper, and is "the power and the money and the influence," metaphorically?

3. What building is the narrator not allowed into at the men's college?

4. According to the narrator, how did Shakespeare get his start in the theater?

5. Where does the narrator go after leaving the museum?

Short Essay Questions

1. What change in the nineteenth century legitimized women's writing?

2. What is the dinner at Fernham like?

3. What is interesting about the way the narrator says that she addresses Mary Carmichael?

4. What does the narrator say women writers will begin addressing, as men have done to them?

5. What does the narrator ask the reader to call her?

6. What does the phrase "Chloe liked Olivia" set the narrator on a discussion about?

7. According to the narrator, what challenges will Mary Carmichael face as a writer?

8. In conversing with a friend who works at the women's college, what does the narrator discover about the financial difference between women and men?

9. Describe the fictional "Judith."

10. According to the books the narrator finds about the position of women in history, what treatment of women was typical in England's history?

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