Bertha Mason in Jane Eyre: Character Analysis & Quotes


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1. In Bronte's Jane Eyre, who is the character of Bertha Mason?

2. How might the character of Bertha Mason be interpreted in Bronte's Jane Eyre?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

You will need to know information about Bertha Mason from Jane Eyre to successfully pass this quiz. This quiz and worksheet combination will focus on topics such as the name of the author of Jane Eyre and who the character of Bertha Mason was.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessments will cover the following information:

  • How the character of Bertha Mason could be interpreted
  • The name of the 1966 novel, written by Jean Rhys, which is a sort of prequel to Jane Eyre
  • How Rhys' depiction of Bertha Mason is different from the original author

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information given about the character Bertha Mason in Jane Eyre from the lesson
  • Information recall- access the knowledge you've gained regarding how Bertha Mason could be interpreted
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question about the differences between Rhys' Bertha and the original book

Additional Learning

To learn more about this character, please review the accompanying lesson called Bertha Mason in Jane Eyre: Character Analysis & Quotes. This lesson will focus on the following information:

  • The most significant plot points and characters in Jane Eyre
  • A background of who Bertha Mason is, as well as her role in a later novel
  • Important quotations from the book and the meaning behind them