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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. Where do Sally and Larry have to move for Larry's new job?
(d) New York
2. Where do Larry and Sally go in Part 2: Chapter 5?
(a) Lang and Moe's house
(b) Sid and Charity's house
(c) Their old apartment in Madison
(d) Their old apartment in Cambridge
3. What do Sid and Charity agree on?
(a) New dining room furniture
(b) New investments
(c) Architectural drawings
(d) Charity should not go on the picnic
4. Who tries to talk Sid out of going on the picnic?
(c) The nurse
5. For what reason does Sally express regret?
(a) That she is a burden to Larry
(b) That they never had more children
(c) That she never had a professional job
(d) That she never learned to ski
Short Answer Questions
1. Larry thinks about making order out of __________________________.
2. What has Charity selected for Sid?
3. What is Hallie's profession?
4. Where is the family having a picnic?
5. What does Charity do when she sees the Morgans?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is the situation the characters find themselves in when the novel returns to the present day in 1972?
2. How does the author extend the Adam and Eve metaphor in this chapter?
3. What revelation does Sid share with Larry about his life?
4. How does Charity maintain control even though her death is imminent?
5. Explain the method that Sally has of categorizing her memories.
6. How does the author use the Adam and Eve metaphor to advance the plot?
7. What happens to the relationship between the Morgans and the Langs during World War II?
8. How does the theme of rescue extend in Part 2: Chapter 2?
9. How has the necessity for rescue changed between the two couples?
10. Although Larry and Sally never had the advantages or financial ease that Sid and Charity did, they seem to have a better marriage. Explain how the author reveals this.
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