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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. Who does Elinor receive a letter from?
2. Why does Colonel Brandon leave?
(a) To fetch Mrs. Dashwood
(b) He has to prepare the parsonage for Edward
(c) He cannot bear to see Marianne in pain
(d) He has to meet Miss Williams
3. After Brandon leaves, who other than Marianne are the only two people that remain?
(a) Elinor and Mrs. Jennings
(b) Mr. Palmer and Mrs. Jennings
(c) Elinor and Margaret
(d) Mr. Palmer and Elinor
4. Why is Fanny upset?
(a) John has given the Dashwoods money
(b) She hears Edward is engaged to Lucy
(c) Her husband is having an affair
(d) She has received a letter from an ex-lover
5. Why is Elinor surprised at her friends?
(a) None of them have told her about Edward's marriage to Lucy
(b) They have not spoken to her for weeks
(c) They tell her they never liked Edward in the first place
(d) They think Brandon is a better match for her
Short Answer Questions
1. Where does Mrs. Dashwood want to move to?
2. Why does Elinor think the marriage between Edward and Lucy was so quick?
3. What does John Dashwood say he has bought?
4. What does Elinor tell Marianne?
5. Who arrives to see Marianne?
Short Essay Questions
1. Is John completely dominated by his wife?
2. Does Marianne's illness change her?
3. Is Elinor and Edward's marriage a victory of true love over societal expectations?
4. How is Mrs. Dashwood one of the more unselfish characters in the book?
5. How are Elinor and Marianne different from the society they live in?
6. What does Elinor's unhappy reaction show about her logical character?
7. Describe Mrs. Jennings role within the story.
8. In what ways does Marianne's illness show the difference between the characters?
9. Is is right that and true to the character of Elinor that she should forgive Edward so easily?
10. How does Austen present the character of John Dashwood?
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