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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What does the author say a woman must discover for herself?
(a) Her intelligence
(b) Her talents
(c) Her identity
(d) Whether she wants children
2. Who comes to visit Anne at the cottage?
(a) Her lover
(b) Her children
(c) Her sister
(d) Her husband
3. What is there little time at home to do, according to the author?
(a) Conscious reflection with or without people
(b) Walk the dog in the park
(c) Eat a leisurely meal
(d) Play golf
4. What is the relationship of the Argonauta to its shell?
(a) It doesn't have a shell
(b) It is not attached to its shell
(c) It is the same color as its shell
(d) It is the same shape as its shell
5. How does the structure of the oyster shell appear?
(a) Evenly spaced
(b) Sprawling and uneven
(c) It has no structure
(d) Intricate and planned
Short Answer Questions
1. What does the author say might sacrifice the present in honor of the future?
2. The world is so large and devoid of individuality that the author worries about what?
3. What does the author plan to do about her life upon returning home?
4. What does the author say the perfect day with her visitor represents?
5. What stage of life does the author say the oyster shell best represents?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Anne see as the difference in caring between the modern world and when life was less technical?
2. What does the author say about most people wanting duration in life and marriage?
3. What has the beach taught the author?
4. What does Anne think about objects being crowded?
5. What are some of the ideas the author expresses about the kinds of love and bonds formed in marriage?
6. What does Anne say is the key to dealing with the whole and moving forward?
7. How does being at home change the author's interaction with people?
8. What is the Argonauta and how does it use its shell?
9. What does Anne think middle age might bring to her relationships?
10. How does Anne relate the Argonauta shell to her life?
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