Charlotte Bronte's Shirley: Summary & Overview - Quiz & Worksheet


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In Charlotte Bronte's Shirley, why does Robert propose to Shirley?

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1. In Charlotte Bronte's Shirley, what is unusual about Shirley's name?

2. In Charlotte Bronte's Shirley, why does Robert need money?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Currer Bell's, a.k.a. Charlotte Bronte's, novel Shirley was an influential novel about women's role in society that had unexpected effects. This worksheet and quiz have been assembled to give you a way to test your understanding of the events and themes of Bronte's work.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessments to test your understanding of:

  • Bronte's use of naming conventions in literature
  • Events found in Bronte's Shirley
  • Theme of Bronte's novel

Skills Practiced

Also, use these assessments to test your skills related to:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson about Bronte's Shirley
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the events of Bronte's Shirley
  • Making connections - use your understanding of the themes in Bronte's novel

Additional Learning

Review the lesson on Charlotte Bronte's novel Shirley to learn what you need to know in order to successfully complete these assessments. The objective of this lesson is to:

  • Introduce you to Bronte's novel Shirley
  • Explain the important theme of the novel and the influence it had on society
  • Summarize the plot of the novel
  • Relate societal conditions of the time to the theme of the novel