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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Compared to Jane Eyre, how long is Carmichael's book?
(a) About half the length.
(b) Only a few pages longer.
(c) Twice as long.
(d) The same length.
2. The narrator encourages the audience to "earn 500 a year" by using what?
(a) Their bodies.
(b) Their investments.
(c) Their wits.
(d) Their talent.
3. Whose letters seem to forebode an age of virility?
(a) Her mother's.
(c) Sir Walter Raleigh's.
4. What, according to the narrator, has given women wider range in fiction?
(b) Persistence and advocacy.
(c) Humor and hard work.
(d) Reading and criticism.
5. In terms of fiction, what things did society deem more important than women's feelings?
(a) Social causes.
(b) Love scenes.
(c) Battle scenes.
(d) Men's thoughts.
Short Answer Questions
1. Male writers often referred to women who wrote as "_________ with an itch for scribbling."
2. About whom does the narrator say "she wrote as a woman, but as a woman who has forgotten that she is a woman?"
3. What trait, claims the narrator, has now become self-conscious?
4. The narrator says that Dorothy Osborne had a talent for what?
5. According to the narrator, Austen, Bronte, and others wrote as ________ wrote, not as men did.
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