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Robert Goolrick
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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. Antonio tells Catherine that he had watched Ralph kill __________________.
(a) Justine.
(b) Gloria.
(c) Emilia.
(d) Maria.

2. What are Catherine's thoughts after Antonio says he doesn't want to hear from her until Ralph is dead?
(a) She decides to move to Baltimore.
(b) She thinks about telling Ralph the truth.
(c) She thinks about killing herself.
(d) She decides to kill Antonio.

3. How old was Catherine when she became the mistress of a married man?
(a) 25.
(b) 21.
(c) 16.
(d) 18.

4. Where does Catherine spend a lot of time while in St. Louis?
(a) Bonwit & Teller Department Store.
(b) The Missouri Botanical Garden.
(c) La Belle Grande Hair Salon.
(d) The Orpheus Theater.

5. From what disease did Emilia die?
(a) Cancer.
(b) Diabetes.
(c) Malaria.
(d) Tuberculosis.

Short Answer Questions

1. Antonio tells Catherine that all he wants is to have Ralph dead and to ______________________.

2. What was the only thing Emilia took with her when she left Ralph?

3. Catherine writes to ask Ralph if she may purchase ____________________.

4. Ralph tells Catherine that Antonio reminds him of whom?

5. The Italian house is a metaphor for what?

Short Essay Questions

1. How does a nightly glass of water symbolize Mrs. Larsen as a mother figure?

2. How does Truitt think Antonio is just like himself at that age?

3. How can the phrase, "Such things happened" be interpreted as it relates to Alice's dismal life?

4. Who is Violet Alverson and how does Antonio cavalierly destroy her?

5. Why does Truitt allow Catherine to poison him?

6. Why did Catherine prostitute herself and how does Alice end up doing the same thing?

7. What do Truitt's open arms toward Antonio symbolize for Truitt and the other characters?

8. What happens between Antonio (Manetti) and Catherine when she finally goes to his apartment?

9. What is the nature of the encounter between Catherine and Alice in present day St. Louis?

10. In what way are Truitt and Antonio similar in the way they use sex?

(see the answer keys)

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