Ironweed Quiz | Eight Week Quiz E

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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What image does Katrina’s poet have of her?
(a) A crow flying away from a poisoned squirrel.
(b) A serpent with long hair.
(c) A caged woman eating a rabbit.
(d) A bird being chased by a hawk.

2. Which of the seven deadly sins prompts Francis to get defensive?
(a) Envy.
(b) Lust.
(c) Cowardice.
(d) Greed.

3. How does the narrator characterize Gerald’s eternal repose?
(a) Struggle.
(b) Abdication.
(c) Sublimity.
(d) Torment.

4. How did Helen’s mother use the money that should have been for Helen?
(a) Travel.
(b) Her brother’s education.
(c) Gambling.
(d) She spent it on clothes.

5. Where did Helen meet Arthur?
(a) A symphony performance.
(b) Arthur’s piano store.
(c) On the street.
(d) Through a friend.

Short Answer Questions

1. How does Helen characterize her relationship with Arthur?

2. What was the outcome of Helen’s one pregnancy?

3. What is Francis guilty about, when he talks to Gerald?

4. What does Francis say is ‘standard survival currency everywhere’?

5. What does Helen lose on her way back to the Mission?

(see the answer key)

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