Short Essay Questions Key
1. How does the Main Character feel about the death of his former lover?
The Main Character is saddened the death of his former lover although they were only together for a short time. He remembers her fondly and attends his funeral.
2. What is the meaning of the chapter title "Wednesday Afternoon Picnic?"
The Main Character's former lover invented the chapter title "Wednesday Afternoon Picnic." After their weekly Tuesday night trysts, they would spend the next day on the college campus, and she said that it was like a picnic.
3. Does the Main Character respect the former lover who dies in Chapter 1?
While the Main Character cares for the former lover who dies in Chapter 1, he does not seem to respect her. He never let her too close and cannot even remember her name.
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