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Anatole Broyard
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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. When was D.H. Lawrence born?
(a) 1888.
(b) 1885.
(c) 1880.
(d) 1883.

2. Anatole shocked the Spanish artist in Chapter 3 by responding to him in what way?
(a) In Spanish.
(b) With silence.
(c) With slang terms.
(d) In sign language.

3. What is the official name of the G.I. Bill?
(a) Servicemen's Readjustment Act.
(b) The General's Infantry Bill.
(c) The General's Initiative.
(d) The Troops Pension Act.

4. What medical condition did Sheri tell Anatole she had in Chapter 6?
(a) Seizures.
(b) A bad heart.
(c) Cancer.
(d) The plague.

5. Where was D.H. Lawrence born?
(a) Germany.
(b) Poland.
(c) England.
(d) Spain.

Short Answer Questions

1. How many siblings did Anatole Broyard have?

2. What was Anatole unable to open in Chapter 5?

3. What did Anatole blurt out before leaving his second psychoanalyst visit in Chapter 7?

4. Where was Kafka born?

5. In what year did Anatole purchase a store in Chapter 4?

Short Essay Questions

1. What caused Karen Horney to become enraged during a lecture in Chapter 2? What did this make Anatole later realize?

2. What did Sheri do during lovemaking with Anatole in Chapter 8? What was Anatole's reaction?

3. Under whom did Anatole study Gestalt psychology and Freudian revisionism at the New School? What were these teachers like?

4. What was the New School of Social Research known as during the Post WWII era? Why?

5. What did Anatole purchase in Chapter 4? How did he have money for the purchase?

6. What unsettled Anatole about Sheri when he first moved in? How did the couple get along?

7. What put off Anatole about some of his customers at the bookstore?

8. What did Dick Gilman present to Anatole and Sheri one night in Chapter 3? How was Dick described?

9. Under what famed psychologist did Anatole study at the New School? How did students feel about this instructor?

10. Who later presented the same argument as Dick Gilman in Chapter 3? What was Anatole's reaction?

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