Short Answer Key
"A Temporary Matter"
1. Shoba and Shukumar are married young Indians living in what city?
2. What is Shoba's occupation in "A Temporary Matter"?
3. How long has Shukumar been in graduate school?
4. What is the subject of Shukumar's dissertation?
Agrarian revolts in Inida.
5. What is the date when Shoba checks the wall calendar, the day they get the electricity shut-off notice?
6. What does Shoba remind Shukumar that he has on Friday?
7. How soon is the baby due when Shukumar goes to an academic conference?
8. Where is the academic conference Shukumar attends when Shoba is pregnant?
9. What month does Shoba's mother come for a visit?
10. How long ago did Shoba and Shukumar's baby die?
11. What does Shukumar make for dinner the first night the power...
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