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Mansfield Park

Mansfield Park


by Jane Austen

Mansfield Park: Please Pick Up After Your Dog Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around Mansfield Park? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. Why does Fanny’s mother send her to live with the Bertrams?

Because she feels the Bertrams can take better care of her financially
Because she never wanted Fanny and wishes to be rid of her
Because she saw it work for the Fresh Prince of Bel Air, so why not for her daughter?
Q. Which is true about Fanny’s uncle?

He and Fanny are kindred spirits
He scares her
He’s always good for a Werther’s Original
He makes fun of her regularly and without mercy
Q. Why does Sir Thomas Bertram go to the Caribbean?

I’m sorry - since when does one need a reason to go to the Caribbean?
To track down his daughter
To retire
To check on his plantation
Q. Who are Henry and Mary Crawford?

The rightful owners of the estate
The Bertrams’ new neighbors
The heirs to the Bertram family fortune
He was a boy, she was a girl - can I make it any more obvious?
Q. What does Fanny think about her cousin Edmund?

That, while he is an awkward young boy, he will grow into himself
She despises him
That you couldn’t fit teeth that big into a horse’s mouth
She is in love with him
That his pug nose works for him, considering that the rest of his face looks as if it also belongs on a small, ugly dog’s body