Ethan Frome Quiz | Eight Week Quiz B

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 3.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Why does Ethan hide outside the church when waiting for Mattie?
(a) He does not know where Mattie is.
(b) He is afraid to enter the church because he does not know anyone.
(c) He is waiting to see if she is going to ride home with her friends.
(d) He is waiting to see if she will accept Eady's marriage proposal.

2. Ethan puts his arm around Mattie ________________________.
(a) To demonstrate his ownership of her to Denis Eady.
(b) To show her his intentions.
(c) To steady her as they walk.
(d) To console her.

3. Ethan now sees the cemetery as ____________________________.
(a) The promise of continuance and stability.
(b) The threat of death.
(c) The promise of excitement and the unknown.
(d) The threat of stagnancy.

4. Most of the story takes place during which season?
(a) Summer.
(b) Winter.
(c) Spring.
(d) Fall.

5. What is happening at the church at midnight?
(a) A town meeting is taking place.
(b) Christmas Eve is being celebrated.
(c) The church social is taking place.
(d) The church services are taking place.

Short Answer Questions

1. Mattie worries that Zeena ______________________________.

2. Ethan does his clearest thinking while _______________________________.

3. Wharton compares the darkened farmhouses to ________________.

4. Zeena's family is offended by Mattie's father because _______________________________________.

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

(see the answer key)

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