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British Prose for 12th Grade: Help and Review Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. In Emily Bronte's 'Wuthering Heights,' why does Heathcliff marry Isabella?

Question 2 2. In Jane Eyre, the lives of the author and protagonist seem to parallel one another; both Charlotte Bronte and Jane Eyre experienced all of the following EXCEPT:

Question 3 3. Which of the following statements best encapsulates E. M. Forster's take on class division?

Question 4 4. The storytelling device used to set up Conrad's Heart of Darkness is called _____.

Question 5 5. Why did the Bronte sisters use pseudonyms when they published their collection of poetry?

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Question 6 6. What theme is George Eliot discussing in Middlemarch when she describes the light placed on the surface of a scratched mirror?

Question 7 7. Which occurrence in the novel highlights the theme of resurrection?

Question 8 8. How does E. M. Forster's A Passage to India differ from his other novels?

Question 9 9. Which E. M. Forster novel puts a romantic homosexual relationship front-and-center?

Question 10 10. What is the prevailing theme in Shelley's Frankenstein: The Modern Prometheus?

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Question 11 11. What genre did Shelley pioneer with Frankenstein?

Question 12 12. Why don't we know much about the personal life of Jane Austen?

Question 13 13. Which character was driven mad after 18 years in the Bastille?

Question 14 14. In Austen's Pride and Prejudice, the following famous line occurs at the beginning of the novel: ''It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune must be in want of a _____.

Question 15 15. The Monmouth Rebellion was _____.

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Question 16 16. In Emily Bronte's 'Wuthering Heights,' what happens to Catherine after she gets bitten by a dog?

Question 17 17. What theme/trope really drives George Eliot's work?

Question 18 18. Why did Dickens use satire in his work?

Question 19 19. In Dickens' Oliver Twist, which character turns out to be Oliver's half-sibling?

Question 20 20. Why is the novel 'David Copperfield' considered to be Dickens' bildungsroman?

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Question 21 21. How are the events from 'David Copperfield' similar to Dickens' life?

Question 22 22. In Charlotte Bronte's Jane Eyre, who torments Jane while she is at Lowood?

Question 23 23. In George Eliot's Middlemarch, why is Mary Garth reluctant to marry Fred Vincy?

Question 24 24. In Dickens' Great Expectations, which of the following is an example of a character seeking to improve his or her social standing?

Question 25 25. In Emily Bronte's 'Wuthering Heights,' which character is jealous of the young Heathcliff?

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Question 26 26. In Emily Bronte's 'Wuthering Heights,' despite Nelly's concern, which characters are encouraged to marry by Heathcliff?

Question 27 27. Who are the main villains in Dickens' David Copperfield?

Question 28 28. What is George Eliot's real name?

Question 29 29. In Charlotte Bronte's Jane Eyre, what happens to Thornfield Hall?

Question 30 30. In Forster's A Passage to India, what eventually happens to poor Mrs. Moore?

British Prose for 12th Grade: Help and Review Chapter Exam Instructions

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