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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. Stofsky's party is full of ____________________.
2. Why had Christine called Paul earlier in the day?
(a) She wanted to know what kind of cigars to buy for Gene.
(b) She is worried that Gene is seeing another woman.
(c) She wanted to invite him and Kathryn to a party.
(d) She wanted Kathryn's recipe for French Onion Soup.
3. How had Stofsky's father reacted when Stofsky told him he was a homosexual?
(a) He was sad.
(b) He was accepting.
(c) He was enraged.
(d) He had no reaction.
4. What is Bill's last name?
5. Who arrives at Waters' apartment?
(a) The police.
(b) The Chinese take-out guy.
(c) The neighbors.
(d) The asylum attendants.
Short Answer Questions
1. The woman mentioned in #68 is described as __________________.
2. Each of the characters is searching for?
3. Paul tells Kathryn that it is _________________ for her to be attracted to someone else.
4. What is Arthur's last name?
5. Kathryn is _________________ older than Paul.
Short Essay Questions
1. Why are Paul and Kathryn at odds about his writing career and her job?
2. What is an example of how the post-war search for meaning is taking on toll on people?
3. How does the budding romance between Pasternak and Christine begin to mirror that of Paul and Kathryn's marriage?
4. Why is Pasternak standing in front of Christine's house when Stofsky and Hobbes try to find him in the bars?
5. Why do the characters at the party revel in the excitement of it?
6. Why are the characters unable to find any clarity or purpose to their lives?
7. Describe the scene where Stofsky goes to see Waters in his flat and is picked up by the asylum attendants.
8. Why are Jack Waters' Existential thoughts not taken seriously?
9. How are Paul and Kathryn at odds regarding their different emotional needs?
10. What lessons does Kathryn learn regarding her father and his death?
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