Ethan Frome Quiz | Eight Week Quiz A

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 2.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Ethan asks Mattie _________________________________.
(a) If she would like to go coasting some night.
(b) If she wants to continue working for him.
(c) If she would like to leave Starkfield with him.
(d) If she loves him.

2. Ethan tries to avoid accompanying his wife to bed by claiming ________________________________.
(a) He has work to do in his study.
(b) He has to rebuild the fire.
(c) He has to tend to the horses.
(d) He has to go over the mill accounts.

3. Ethan is dismayed to find ________________________.
(a) Mattie is forced to dance with an undesirable partner.
(b) Mattie has disappeared into the crowd.
(c) Mattie dancing happily with the grocer's son.
(d) Mattie standing alone in a corner.

4. Ethan tries to disguise Mattie's unskilled efforts at housekeeping by ______________________________.
(a) Doing most of her chores for her.
(b) Quietly asking her to do her chores over again.
(c) Claiming that she should not be asked to work.
(d) Sneaking downstairs to clean up during the night.

5. Ethan resists following his wife upstairs because __________________________________________.
(a) He does not want Mattie to watch them go up to bed together.
(b) He does not want Mattie to be left downstairs alone.
(c) He does not want to give in to Zeena's demands.
(d) He does not want Mattie to see him show kindness to Zeena.

Short Answer Questions

1. Ethan now sees the cemetery as ____________________________.

2. Where is Ethan Frome going at the start of Chapter 1?

3. Though Ethan's studies were brief, the author states that he became aware of

4. Mattie is encouraged to enjoy evenings out because _______________________________.

5. What is happening at the church at midnight?

(see the answer key)

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