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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. According to Adele, what is Alcee's reputation?
(b) Very good
(c) Not really known
2. Where does Arobin urge Edna to go with him?
(a) Shell Road
(c) Bourbon Street
(d) The French Quarter
3. Mr. Pontellier thinks something's wrong with Edna because:
(a) She is speaking in French most of the time.
(b) She paints disturbing portraits.
(c) She has lost much weight.
(d) She forgets her housework, comes in late and does not associate with anyone.
4. Who interrupts Edna's and Robert's meeting?
5. What did Robert write in his note to Edna?
(a) I'm at my mother's. Meet me there.
(b) I'm at the store. Back in five minutes.
(c) I love you. Good-by because I love you.
(d) I'm going to Grande Isle. Come with me.
Short Answer Questions
1. Of what does Edna speak with authority?
2. Where is Edna at the end of this story?
3. On the advice of Dr. Mandelet, what does Leonce decide to do?
4. The Colonel is an expert at concocting:
5. Why does Edna not want to go abroad?
Short Essay Questions
1. Describe how Edna feels once she is truly alone.
2. Are Robert Lebrun and Alcee Arobin alike? Or are they dramatically different from one another?
3. Why does Mr. Pontellier talk to Dr. Mandelet about Edna? Why can he not talk to his wife himself?
4. Why does Edna need to know so much about Robert's tobacco pouch?
5. Why does Edna call her move and dinner party a "coup d'etat"?
6. Why does Edna enjoy horse racing so much?
7. After her disappointing evening with Robert, what does Edna initially do?
8. Why did Robert not write to Edna from Mexico?
9. In addition to her move, what occasion is the group celebrating?
10. Edna and Mademoiselle Reisz have a spirited discussion when they meet again. Describe the things they say to one another. Is this a pair of women who really like each other?
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