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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. In Chapter Three, what is the author finally able to do?
(a) Remember H. without forcing it.
(b) Tidy up his house.
(c) Tend to his affairs.
(d) Talk to his children about H.
2. What does the author say is one of the miracles of love?
(a) The ability to explain.
(b) The power of forgiveness.
(c) The power to see through enchantments.
(d) The gift of healing.
3. How many books does the author use to record his reflections?
4. What does the author finally decide in Chapter Four he must get on with accomplishing?
(a) Following the two great commandments.
(b) Continuing his career.
(c) Rediscovering happiness.
(d) Finishing his book.
5. What does the author ask if he is doing with his fallen house of cards?
(a) Leaving the devastation as it is.
(b) Rebuilding it.
(c) Burning the ruins.
(d) Seeking counseling to accept it.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does the author think might be true about his unconscious?
2. In Chapter Three, to what does the author compare faith?
3. What does the author suspect is the real answer to reality?
4. In Chapter Three, why does the author conclude he wants H. back?
5. Who had recorded some arithmetic in one of the books the author found?
Short Essay Questions
1. In addition to a sword, what other metaphor does Lewis use to describe H. to establish a balanced view?
2. What does Lewis mean when he writes that he can believe that God is a vet? Conversely, how is it difficult for Lewis to think of God as a vet?
3. How does Lewis admit that he goes about restoring his faith?
4. What does Lewis mean when he writes about a house of cards?
5. What question does Lewis ask to begin to reason his way through his pain? How does this question lead Lewis onto new ground?
6. What are Lewis's reflections about images in the fourth chapter?
7. What does Lewis mean when he writes that all reality is iconoclastic? How does this statement relate to Lewis's thoughts about his love for H.?
8. Toward what does Lewis turn when he becomes overwhelmed by feelings?
9. What signs are there that Lewis is beginning to come out of his depression?
10. What does Lewis write that his notes ultimately have been about?
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