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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. Despite the efforts of his girlfriend and others, what does the main character find himself doing?
(a) Moving from city to city.
(b) Becoming bored.
(c) Wanting new friends.
(d) Withdrawing from life.
2. What happens as Kathleen and her boyfriend attempt to eat a hamburger?
(a) She does not let him have any of it.
(b) She finds herself disgusted by the smell of the meat.
(c) He eats the entire thing.
(d) He finds himself disgusted by the smell of the meat.
3. What should one not look at too long?
(a) The sea.
(b) Their souls.
(c) The dark.
(d) Their friends.
4. What do the two of them do without talking?
(a) Watch a movie.
(b) Stare at each other.
(c) Walk for some time.
(d) Sit on a bench.
5. What does the stranger recall?
(a) How nervous he was to dance.
(b) How the sea called to him to end it all by jumping in.
(c) How he wanted to feel the cold water on his body.
(d) How memorable his mar mitzvah was.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does the stranger standing next to him in the dark do?
2. By what is he troubled?
3. What does the main character think is impossible to find?
4. What happens after he asks the doctor to show her in?
5. Why does the protagonist steal some money?
Short Essay Questions
1. What memory does he then recall?
2. What does the protagonist vow? What ends his memory?
3. To whom does he run in this memory? What does this person do?
4. How does the protagonist meet Kathleen?
5. What does the protagonist realize years later about his grandmother?
6. To what does the protagonist wake up?
7. What happens, moments after the protagonist and Kathleen meet?
8. Describe the protagonist's first evening with Kathleen.
9. What does the protagonist criticize in the first section of the novel?
10. What happens once the protagonist is admitted into the hospital?
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