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1. In the last year of her life, right after finishing "Persuasion", Jane Austen began a new, more light-hearted, novel which was left unfinished. It centers around a young woman named Charlotte and her visit to a seaside village recently developed as a resort. Though "Charlotte" was the name Jane Austen intended to give the novel, it was published with the same name as this resort. Which novel is it?
2. In "Mansfield Park", Maria Bertram married Mr. Rushworth, whose home was a stately manor dating back to Elizabeth I. There is much symbolism used in "Mansfield Park", especially regarding this house. In the novel, several interesting conversations take place at, and about, this house. While reading about the house, we learn what a ha ha is, and a famous quote by Maria Bertram takes place in its grounds. What is the name of this stately home?
3. Jane Austen had a love for a particular place that she takes several of her characters to in one of her novels. A pivotal incident of this novel happens at a place now called Granny's Teeth. Where is this place?
4. Mr. Thorpe offers to take Catherine to see Blaise Castle in "Northanger Abbey". He tells her it is an ancient castle, but it is merely a 'folly'.
5. Bingley took the lease of a great house in "Pride and Prejudice". What was the name of this house?
6. Anne Elliot ("Persuasion"), like Jane Austen, never cared for one particular city. For both of them it was a reminder of sad times. Which city was it?
7. Where was Pemberley, Mr. Darcy's house, located?
8. Jane Austen's novels included a great many manor or country houses. Which house was NOT one of them?
9. Jane Austen's hero's homes were also featured in her novels. Below are some heroes matched up to the names of their homes. Which one is INCORRECT?
10. Bristol, Weymouth, Abbey-Mill Farm, Ireland, London and Bath are just a few of the place names mentioned in one particular novel. Do you know which novel?
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