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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 2.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What do Styron's companions notice about him?
(a) He is angry at his friends.
(b) He is disoriented.
(c) He is very sleepy.
(d) That he appears not to feel well.
2. According to Styron, how many women have won the Prix Mondial Cino del Duca award?
(b) More women than men.
(d) Only five.
3. What bothers Styron about his meeting with Gary's estranged wife?
(a) That Gary was letting his estranged wife live with him.
(b) Their son was caught between their differences.
(c) That he didn't understand her deep depression and what it meant.
(d) Gary's wife wasn't very involved with her son.
4. What does Styron say he will do with the prize money he won?
(a) Pay off all old debts so he could concentrate on writing.
(b) Give it all to charity.
(c) Give most to charity but save a small portion for a personal matter.
(d) Retire early and write.
5. How long does Stryon say it will be before he returns to Paris?
(b) A month.
(c) A year.
(d) A couple of years.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who is Styron's literary guide?
2. Which group of people does depression never happen to?
3. What does Styron believe about a depressed colleague's decision to ride with a reckless driver?
4. What two people does Styron think of while leaving Paris?
5. What does Styron think after his flashback?
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