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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 is the movie about that the Story 7 narrator watches at the abortion clinic?
2. What is the name of the narrator's girlfriend in Story 7?
3. In Story 7, the narrator recalls that on his ________ birthday, Michelle tried to ________ the narrator.
(a) 24th / shoot.
(b) 30th / marry.
(c) 21st / leave.
(d) 18th / stab.
4. According to the narrator of Story 9, Happy Hour is also referred to as ________.
(a) Darkest Hour.
(b) Power Hour.
(c) After Hour.
(d) Rush Hour.
5. The narrator of Story 7 recalls that John Smith had once tried to sell him a ________ .
Short Answer Questions
1. What type of accent does the "second man" have in Story 8?
2. Where does the narrator say the "second man" from Story 8 is from?
3. Story 9 opens with the narrator saying he was after a ________ who was always in the company of a boy.
4. How many baby rabbits were there in Story 6?
5. Why does the narrator go to the Savoy Hotel in Story 7?
Short Essay Questions
1. Who does the term "other man" refer to in Story 8.
2. Briefly discuss the three train rides the narrator recalls in Story 7.
3. Discuss the relationship between John Smith and Michelle.
4. Where does the action of the second part of Story 8 take place? Describe this location.
5. What happens when the narrator goes to visit a pair of friends in Story 8?
6. In what way is the title "Emergency" a direct metaphor of the narrator's life in Story 6?
7. Explain how the relationship between the Story 8 narrator and military wife at the bar reinforces the theme of the tension between desperation and compassion.
8. What key point does the narrator make between the intimacy between men and women in Story 7?
9. What is the irony behind the title of the story "Happy Hour"?
10. What is the relevance of picketers standing outside the abortion clinic in Story 7?
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