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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. When Ralph was a young man, he used arsenic as an aphrodisiac in ___________________.
2. How does Violet die?
(a) She drowns.
(b) She hangs herself.
(c) She is thrown from her horse.
(d) She is shot.
3. What does Catherine realize about her own health when she is in Chicago?
(a) She has malaria.
(b) She is sick with migraines.
(c) She is being poisoned too.
(d) She is pregnant.
4. What does Mrs. Larsen represent for Ralph?
(a) A mother figure.
5. When did Antonio have sex with Catherine's sister?
(b) Years ago.
(c) When Catherine was in Wisconsin.
(d) A few months ago.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Catherine write to Ralph about regarding Antonio?
2. What was the only thing Emilia took with her when she left Ralph?
3. Antonio tells Catherine that all he wants is to have Ralph dead and to ______________________.
4. What nickname do old people give to arsenic?
5. Catherine leaves Alice some money and _____________________.
Short Essay Questions
1. What did Truitt discover when he went to Chicago one last time to try to help Emilia and why does he think he finally abandoned her?
2. What happens between Antonio (Manetti) and Catherine when she finally goes to his apartment?
3. What does Truitt do regarding his business as his health rapidly deteriorates?
4. How does a nightly glass of water symbolize Mrs. Larsen as a mother figure?
5. What is the significance of Catherine's clothing in the story?
6. Why did Catherine prostitute herself and how does Alice end up doing the same thing?
7. How does Truitt think Antonio is just like himself at that age?
8. What does a flashback reveal about Catherine and Alice's sad childhood?
9. What does Catherine do to show that she is no longer trying to poison Truitt and is going to help him heal?
10. Why does Antonio delight in telling Catherine about where Alice is?
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