Ethan Frome Quiz | One Week Quiz A

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 8.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Ethan and Mattie discuss the marriage of ________________________.
(a) Jothan and Mattie.
(b) Mattie and Denis.
(c) Ethan and Zeena.
(d) Ned and Ruth.

2. Zeena's cat ____________________________.
(a) Watches them through narrowed eyes.
(b) Watches Ethan and hisses at him.
(c) Falls asleep on top of Mattie's sewing.
(d) Claws at Mattie when she sits in Zeena's chair.

3. Throughout the morning, Ethan continues to feel a spirit of ______________________.
(a) Meanness.
(b) Vengeance.
(c) Patriotism.
(d) Rebellion.

4. Ethan's room is unusable for several months of the year because ______________________________________.
(a) Zeena uses it as a sewing room in the winter.
(b) It faces the sunlight in the west.
(c) He had to move the stove to Mattie's room, so the study has no heat.
(d) Zeena uses it for storage.

5. Wharton compares Mattie's hair to "a drift of mist on the moon," which suggests ___________________________.
(a) Fantasy and impermanence.
(b) Logic and reality.
(c) Ugliness and coarseness.
(d) Fear and doom.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Zeena want to question Mattie about before she leaves?

2. Ethan and Mattie talk frankly for the first time about __________________.

3. Zeena instructs Jotham Powell to ________________________________________.

4. Zeena's family gave Mattie ____________________________.

5. Ethan does his clearest thinking while _______________________________.

(see the answer key)

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