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Jane Austen's Persuasion: Summary & Overview

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In Jane Austen's Persuasion, why didn't Anne marry Captain Wentworth the first time?

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1. In Jane Austen's Persuasion, what is one of the themes of the novel?

2. What does nouveau riche mean?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet combo will check your knowledge on the themes, events, and characters in Jane Austen's Persuasion. Some of the story elements you'll be quizzed on include the actions of various characters and the major theme of the novel.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The practice questions will ask you about the following:

  • The Elliots' move and their travels
  • Anne's relationship with Captain Wentworth
  • Themes of the novel
  • Meaning of 'nouveau riche'

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on Jane Austen's Persuasion
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about the works of Jane Austen in a different light
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the characters of Persuasion

Additional Learning

To learn more about this novel, review the related lesson called Jane Austen's Persuasion: Summary & Overview. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Learn about Jane Austen
  • Review a plot summary of Persuasion
  • Discuss the characters in the novel
  • Explore the social classes depicted in the story
  • Analyze the importance of the novel in the broader literary culture
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