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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. What "invoked, invited, encouraged, could give them, naturally, no more than it had?"
(a) The present.
(b) The truth.
(c) The future.
(d) The past.
2. Other than when May takes her aunt to town, what is the other occasion in which John is able to see her during their visits in Chapter 2?
(a) When she picked up groceries.
(b) When she shopped for food.
(c) When she visited friends.
(d) When she took out the trash.
3. What occasional warning is John visited by at the beginning of Chapter 3?
4. Finish this sentence: "You know you told me something I've never forgotten and that again and again has made me think of you since; it was that tremendously hot day when we went to Sorrento, across the bay, for the ________".
5. What realization causes John's breath of good faith to come short in Chapter 3?
(a) How long he had waited to discover his secret.
(b) That he loved May.
(c) That he would miss May.
(d) That he was sick too.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does May say to John regarding his secret at the very end of Chapter 2?
2. To where does John often have May accompany him as revealed at the beginning of Chapter 3?
3. Where does John say he took May during their visits in Chapter 2?
4. Which of the following does John not mention regarding "the thing that waited" and it's jurisdiction to him in Chapter 3?
5. When does John say his and May's friendship had "sprung into being" in Chapter 2?
Short Essay Questions
1. What type of things does the narrator describe May does with the guests of the luncheon in Chapter 1?
2. How does John react towards May when she asks him if he remembers the nature of their conversation the first time they met in Italy?
3. Describe John's opinion of May after she reveals that she doesn't know the true nature of his secret but rather what it is not in Chapter 5.
4. What reasons does John give for taking May to the opera at the beginning of Chapter 3?
5. What does John do after he is turned away at May's house at the beginning of Chapter 5?
6. What is the nature of John's pondering about the secret he has shared with May in Chapter 2?
7. How does John describe the nature of his and May's meeting at the beginning of Chapter 4?
8. How is May's funeral described in Chapter 5?
9. What is the nature of May and John's outings in London as described in Chapter 2?
10. How does John respond when May claims that her belief of his secret is only an idea in Chapter 4?
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