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Jane Eyre Review

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Jane Eyre Review Which statement from the first chapter establishes Jane’s position in the Reed household?

a. “…you ought to beg, and not to live here with gentlemen's children like us…”

b. “Say, ‘what do you want, Master Reed?’”

c. “She regretted to be under the necessity of keeping me at a distance…”

d. “I knew he would soon strike…” Question 1 a. “…you ought to beg, and not to live here with gentlemen's children like us…” The following contains examples of ___________

“Now, uttered before a stranger, the accusation cut me to the heart: I dimly
perceived that she was already obliterating hope from the new phase of
existence which she destined me to enter;”

a. metaphor
b. hyperbole
c. simile Question 2 b. hyperbole Which of the following is NOT a simile?

a. Jane “had flown at [John Reed] like a mad cat.”
b. Jane’s doll is as “shabby as a miniature scarecrow”
c. Jane says, Mr. Brocklehurst is “a black pillar” Question 3 c. Jane describes Mr. Brocklehurst as “a black pillar” The following are all examples of ___________

“teeth chattered;”
“a distant bell tinkled;”
“the sound of a cough close behind me”

a. onomatopoeia
b. hyperbole
c. personification Question 4 a. onomatopoeia The following passage contains examples of:

"MissTemple had looked down when he first began to speak to her; but she now
gazed straight before her, and her face, naturally pale as marble, appeared to
be assuming also the coldness and fixity of that material; especially her mouth,
closed as if it would have required a sculptor’s chisel to open it, and her brow
settled gradually into petrified severity.”

a. metaphor
b. personification
c. simile
Question 5 c. simile Question 6 Jane has only one desire in life. This desire is best described by which of the following statements:

a.“to gain some real affection from you, or Miss Temple, or any other whom I truly love”
b.“Never,” I thought; and ardently wished to die.”
c.“I had meant to be so good, and to do so much at Lowood.”
d.“I could not now abate my agitation, though I tried hard;”
a. “to gain some real affection from you, or Miss Temple, or any other whom I truly love…” Question 7 Brontë uses _____________ in the following sentence:

“I had had no communication by letter or message with the outer world: school rules, school duties, school habits and notions, and voices, and faces, and phrases, and costumes, and preferences, and antipathies: such was what I knew of existence.” polysyndeton Question 8 A(n) __________ occurs when a character speaks directly to oneself or to the reader, especially when a character is trying to solve a dilemma or decide on a plan, such as when Jane is trying to determine whether or not she should leave Lowood.

a. apostrophe
b. aporia
c. bildungsroman
b. aporia Question 9 Which literary technique does Brontë use in the following phrase:

“I like this day: I like that sky of steel; I like the sternness and stillness…”

a. diction
b. parallelism
c. anaphora
d. syntax
c. anaphora Question 10 Explain why Mr. Rochester refers to Thornfield as a “dungeon,” while Jane calls it a “splendid mansion.”
Question 11 The following quote contains examples of __________:

“I thought of Eliza and Georgiana; I beheld one the cynosure of a ball-room, the other the inmate of a convent cell.”

a. metaphor
b. hyperbole
c. simile a. metaphor Question 12 Brontë creates _______________ in the following sentence.

“What aim, what purpose, what ambition in life, have you now?”

a. polysyndeton
b. parallelism
c. anaphora b. parallelism Question 13 Identify the literary technique Bronte uses in the following quote:

“Mr. Rochester, if ever I did a good deed in my life- if ever I thought a good thought- if ever I prayed a sincere and blameless prayer- if ever I wished a righteous wish- I am rewarded now.”

a. Repetition
b. Anaphora
c. Metaphor
d. Hyperbole b. Anaphora b. Anaphora Simile, hyperbole, metaphor, and personification are all examples of:

a. Literary elements
b. Figurative language
c. Characterization
d. Diction b. Figurative language Question 14 Question 15 “Tongues of flame darted round the bed” is an example of

a. anaphora
b. flashback
c. hyperbole
d. onomatopoeia
e. personification e. personification Question 16 “A waft of wind came sweeping down the laurel-walk, and trembled through the boughs of the chestnut: it wandered away--away--to an indefinite distance--it died.”

The purpose of the above used literary element to describe the wind can best be described as:

a. Alliteration
b. Personification
c. Imagery
d. Irony b. Personification Question 17 Plot, theme, characterization, setting, resolution/ending all pertain to

a. Figurative language
b. Literary elements
c. Author’s purpose
d. Tone

b. Literary elements Question 18 The attitude of the author toward the reader or the subject matter of a literary work is also referred to as…

a. diction
b. author’s purpose
c. tone
d. characterization
c. tone Question 19 The reason for writing a text -to persuade, to inform, to entertain- is NOT known as the ______________

a. reader’s purpose
b. author’s purpose
c. rhetorical purpose
a. reader’s purpose Question 20 _________________ refers to the means by which an author describes and develops the characters in a work.
a. literary elements
b. figurative language
c. characterization
d. personification
c. characterization
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