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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is Eva's last name?
2. Where in her house does Stella find a telegram from Miles?
3. What does Stella remind Joel of when she is pacing around telling him about her relationship with Miles?
4. What is the name of Miles' analyst?
5. What city does Miles travel to to watch a ballgame?
Essay Topic 1
What is the significance of Miles' double standard that he uses for his wife? Why does he think he should be allowed to have an affair but divorces Stella if she is unfaithful? What does this say about gender stereotypes in the story?
Essay Topic 2
Explore Joel's immaturity. Cite three instances where his immaturity is prevalent in the story. What significance does each instance play in the story, and what is the overall significance of this character trait?
Essay Topic 3
Compare and contrast Joel and Miles. What traits do they have in common? How do they differ? How does the author use Miles to help the reader learn more about Joel?
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