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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. Who is interested in the woman in #22 at the party?
2. What does Kathryn later tell Paul when she calls him from work?
(a) She doesn't want Gene to bring girls to their apartment anymore.
(b) He needs to pay the utility bills.
(c) He needs to get some fresh vegetables at the market.
(d) She will be leaving work early today.
3. What is the topic of an argument between Paul and Kathryn?
(a) When they will move from Manhattan.
(b) When she can quit her job.
(c) Why he drinks so much during the day.
(d) When they can get a bigger apartment.
4. In what state does Hart Kennedy live?
(a) New York.
5. Who is Doctor Krafft?
(a) Paul's brother.
(b) David's therapist.
(c) Bill's father.
(d) Winnie's boyfriend.
Short Answer Questions
1. Where did Paul grow up?
2. Stofsky reads some of his poetry which was inspired by _________________________.
3. What does Gene spend his time doing now?
4. How long have Paul and Kathryn been married?
5. What literary device does the author use when describing the sight of the big man beating up the little man over a woman outside a bar?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does the budding romance between Pasternak and Christine begin to mirror that of Paul and Kathryn's marriage?
2. What is the real reason for Paul's irritation toward Pasternak, who is sleeping late in Paul's apartment?
3. What is the premise of GO?
4. Why do the characters at the party revel in the excitement of it?
5. What is an example of how the post-war search for meaning is taking on toll on people?
6. How does the author show that Kathryn is more mature than Paul?
7. Why is Pasternak standing in front of Christine's house when Stofsky and Hobbes try to find him in the bars?
8. Why is it not out of place for someone like Stofsky to talk about psychological issues during this time period?
9. How does Paul's lack of self-awareness drive the attachments he makes in his life?
10. What does Chapter 2 reveal about Paul and Kathryn's marriage and the strain that Paul's hopeful writing career places on it?
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