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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. What does the main character think of the Monarchs?
(a) They have come to buy paintings.
(b) They are looking for their daughter.
(c) They will commission portraits.
(d) They are coming to model for him.

2. What outcome is the main character hoping his work will bring?
(a) A commission to illustrate a series of books.
(b) Commissions for portraits.
(c) Investors for his gallery.
(d) A commission to write a book.

3. What is it that requires Mr. Oliver Offord to stay home?
(a) His bad leg.
(b) His responsibilities.
(c) His health.
(d) His ailing mother.

4. What is the publisher trying to get his hands on?
(a) Aspern's unpublished manuscripts.
(b) Aspern's love letters.
(c) Aspern's lover.
(d) Aspern's property.

5. What does the publisher agree to do for Julianne Bordereau?
(a) Bring flowers to Miss Tita.
(b) Build a terrace in the garden.
(c) Hire someone to tend the garden.
(d) Tend to the garden himself.

Short Answer Questions

1. What kind of people are the Monarchs, according to the main character?

2. What is the cause of Daisy Miller's death?

3. Why does the publisher not get the papers?

4. What do the Monarchs insist on in respect to the main character?

5. What does Morgan urge Pemberton to do?

Short Essay Questions

1. Describe the conditions under which Morgan dies.

2. What is Brooksmith's relationship with Mr. Oliver Offord?

3. What is the significance of the illustrator's statement that he doesn't regret the experience of drawing the Monarchs?

4. What is unique about James' narrative perspective in 'Brooksmith'?

5. How effective is the unnamed publisher at getting the Aspern papers?

6. What do the Europeans believe will happen to Daisy Miller, and what is their knowledge founded in?

7. What is the Moreens' financial situation, and how does this affect Pemberton?

8. What is the setting of 'Daisy Miller,' and why is this significant?

9. What does 'The Real Thing' say about the nature of art?

10. What feelings does the ending of 'The Aspern Papers' create in the reader?

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