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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. With what is the protagonist suddenly gripped?
2. What is Kathleen doing?
3. How does he reply?
4. What do they occasionally see?
5. What is the result of Kathleen trying to change him?
Short Essay Questions
1. What would happen if the protagonist did not do what the teacher told him to do?
2. What does Kathleen say, one night when they are in bed together?
3. How does the section begin?
4. How does the protagonist respond to the woman's request?
5. What has happened to Kathleen?
6. What is Kathleen's response to this story?
7. What does the doctor say about Kathleen?
8. How does this scene open?
9. Why does Kathleen begin to cry?
10. What does Kathleen ask the protagonist? What is his response?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Gyula destroys the portrait.
Part 1) Why does he destroy it? Does this help the main character? Why or why not?
Part 2) Would this tactic work with anyone suffering in the same way as the main character? Why or why not?
Part 3) Why does Gyula leave the ashes sitting in a pile? How do they affect the protagonist? Why do they affect him this way?
Essay Topic 2
In Section 8, the main character realizes he must leave Kathleen.
Part 1) How does he come to this realization?
Part 2) Predict Kathleen's reaction to this news. Use the text to support your response.
Part 3) What takes place after he decides to leave her? What is the connection between this event and his decision to end the relationship?
Essay Topic 3
When, in section 2, Kathleen and the protagonist meet for the first time, the protagonist says, "But we already know each other."
Part 1) In what way do they know each other?
Part 2) How do they feed off of each other's needs? What does this do to their relationship?
Part 3) What does the protagonist realize about this relationship? What does he plan to do? Does he do it? Why or why not?
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