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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. In Part 2, after Elio spends the night in Oliver's room, what does he grab to eat after lunch?
2. What are the names of the publisher's daughters in Part 3?
3. What is Oliver smoking when Elio meets him late at night in Oliver's room in Part 2?
4. In Part 2, the evening after Elio spends the night in Oliver's room, where does Elio find Oliver?
5. In Part 3, what is the name of the publisher's third daughter?
Short Essay Questions
1. At the end of Chapter 2, what does Elio tell Oliver about the day they thought he drowned?
2. What is the poet's book Se l'amore based upon?
3. How does Elio struggle to write a note to Oliver in Part 2, and how does he feel after he leaves the note?
4. What does Elio like about August in Part 2?
5. In Part 3, why does Elio want to take a bus to the hotel and why does he change his mind?
6. In Part 2, what is lunch like after Elio receives Oliver's note?
7. In Part 3, as Elio enjoys the people and the poetry reading what does he think about the lives of his parents?
8. In Part 2, how do Elio's feelings vacillate after being with Oliver?
9. In Part 2, the day after being with Oliver, how do Elio's parents respond when he tells them he is going to see Marzia?
10. How does Elio feel about the poet's reading in Part 3?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Parts 1-3 of the novel take place over a six-week time frame. Part 4 covers many years. How do the jumps in time impact the storyline? What do they reveal about characters?
Essay Topic 2
In the novel, some characters are more thoroughly described than others. Who are some characters that are merely named in passing or have a minor role in the novel? What is the importance of these flat characters to the story line? In what way do these characters make the main characters more colorful or interesting? When there is conflict, what type of role do these flat characters play?
Essay Topic 3
Elio is intimate with Marzia. How would you describe the relationship between Elio and Marzia? Are they both equally invested in the relationship? What future does there seem to be in the relationship?
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