Mrs. Reed in Jane Eyre: Character Analysis & Quotes


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Who is Mrs. Reed in Jane Eyre?

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1. Which adjectives best describe Mrs. Reed in Jane Eyre?

2. In Jane Eyre just before Jane was sent away to school, what did she vow to Mrs. Reed?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz will ask you about the character of Mrs. Reed from the novel Jane Eyre. To pass the quiz, you'll need to know who Mrs. Reed is, how she acts and how she interacts with Jane.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz asks you to:

  • Know who Mrs. Reed is
  • Describe Mrs. Reed's character traits
  • Understand what Jane vows to Mrs. Reed before leaving for school
  • Determine why Jane sees Mrs. Reed again
  • Recall the reasons why Mrs. Reed hates Jane

Skills Practiced

You'll exercise the following skills:

  • Knowledge application - use what you know about Mrs. Reed from Jane Eyre to choose adjectives that describe her
  • Information recall - access knowledge you've gained regarding Mrs. Reed's hatred toward Jane
  • Reading comprehension - make sure you take away important facts from the related lesson on Mrs. Reed from Jane Eyre

Additional Learning

Read the related lesson called Mrs. Reed in Jane Eyre: Character Analysis & Quotes to learn more about this literary character. The lesson helps students:

  • Analyze significant conflicts between Mrs. Reed and Jane
  • Learn how Mrs. Reed's daughters react to her death
  • Contextualize several quotes from the novel