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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. Where did Ralph go away to college?
(a) Boston.
(b) New York.
(c) Chicago.
(d) San Francisco.

2. What day does Ralph choose to marry Catherine?
(a) Thanksgiving Day.
(b) Easter Day.
(c) Christmas Eve.
(d) New Year's Day.

3. Where have detectives found Antonio after he has been gone for years?
(a) Chicago.
(b) St. Louis.
(c) Minneapolis.
(d) Atlanta.

4. Ralph's mother told him that he was born ____________________.
(a) Brilliant.
(b) Too soon.
(c) Wicked.
(d) Handsome.

5. What startles the horses of Ralph's carriage?
(a) A deer.
(b) Lightning.
(c) A gunshot.
(d) Another carriage.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Catherine lose in the carriage accident?

2. What is Ralph's condition when they arrive home?

3. How old was Emilia when Ralph met her?

4. What does Catherine do as she rides in the train on the way to her destination?

5. Catherine recognizes Ralph right away because of his apparent wealth and ___________________.

Short Essay Questions

1. What were the circumstances in which Emilia left Truitt?

2. What are Truitt's thoughts about Antonio even though he and the boy hated each other years ago?

3. How is Ralph described by the emotions he wears on his face as well as his obsession with sex?

4. What is the significance of Truitt's mother stabbing him with a needle and then the resulting scar that reminds him of the act?

5. Describe the carriage accident in which Ralph is hurt.

6. How does Catherine spend her time in St. Louis?

7. What does Truitt tell Catherine about his life with Emilia and the house he built for her?

8. How is the theme of isolation repeated as Catherine takes note of her new surroundings?

9. What themes does the author introduce early in the story?

10. What is the significance of the canary that Catherine purchases?

(see the answer keys)

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