Ethan Frome Quiz | Eight Week Quiz E

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 7.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. When Ethan arrives, he ____________________________.
(a) Interrupts the dance to find Mattie.
(b) Enters the dance and enjoys watching the revelers.
(c) Interrupts Mattie's dance with a man from town.
(d) Hides in the shadows outside the church.

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

3. Ethan cannot buy glue from Michael Eady's store because _______________________________.
(a) Denis cannot find it.
(b) Eady's wife would report it to Zeena.
(c) Eady's store is not open.
(d) Denis refuses to sell it to him.

4. While Ethan warms himself by the stove, Mattie _______________________.
(a) Sews in the kitchen.
(b) Sews near the lamp.
(c) Glues the dish back together.
(d) Polishes the pickle dish.

5. Ethan and Jotham put off their trip into town because ________________________.
(a) The roads were melting and muddy.
(b) The roads were icy.
(c) The roads were flooded.
(d) A heavy snow was falling.

Short Answer Questions

1. How does Zeena find the broken pickle dish?

2. Ethan hopes that the bad roads or a late train might cause him to __________________________.

3. Wharton compares Mattie's hair to "a drift of mist on the moon," which suggests ___________________________.

4. Why can't Ethan replace Zeena's pickle dish?

5. Zeena may have become sickly because ______________________________.

(see the answer key)

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