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Pride and Prejudice

Character - Test

1.

As you know, it is important to use quotations in your writing to support your ideas about the characters. The following quotations refer to nine different characters. Match the quotation to the character.

"She was a woman of mean understanding, little information, and uncertain temper."

2.

"He was quite young, wonderfully handsome, extremely agreeable..."

3.

"...a fine figure of a man, the ladies declared he was much handsomer than Mr Bingley, and he was looked at with great admiration for about half the evening, till his manners gave a disgust which turned the tide of his popularity; for he was discovered to be proud, to be above his company, and above being pleased..."

4.

"...was so admired, nothing could be like it. Every body said how well she looked"

5.

"...she had a lively, playful disposition, which delighted in anything ridiculous."

6.

"...was so odd a mixture of quick parts, sarcastic humour, reserve and caprice..."

7.

"...not a sensible man, and the deficiency of nature had been but little assisted by education or society... a mixture of pride and obsequiousness, self-importance and humility."

8.

"...I am afraid he has turned out very wild."

9.

"...more than usually insolent and disagreeable ...not to be trifled with"