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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. Which tavern did the writer Dylan Thomas frequently visit to drink?
(a) Puck Fair Tavern.
(b) The White Widow Tavern.
(c) The White Horse Tavern.
(d) The Black Horse Tavern.

2. For Anatole, sex with Sheri never became what kind of experience?
(a) Fearful.
(b) Alienating.
(c) Strange.
(d) Intimate.

3. Along with Truman Capote, Joan Didion, Hunter S. Thompson, John McPhee, and Tom Wolfe, Mailer is considered an innovator of what genre?
(a) Ironic fairytales.
(b) Fictitious nonfiction.
(c) Creative nonfiction.
(d) Action fiction.

4. In Chapter 16, Delmore asked Anatole to accompany him where to help him decide which new suit to buy?
(a) Brandy Brothers.
(b) Bradley Brothers.
(c) Brooks Brothers.
(d) Bartlett Brothers.

5. When was Dylan Thomas born?
(a) 1918.
(b) 1912.
(c) 1909.
(d) 1914.

Short Answer Questions

1. When was Maya Deren born?

2. Anatole told Delmore and two other colleagues about a night he witnessed what in Spanish Harlem?

3. Although Anatole aspired to be an intellectual, when he read a book, he made sure he kept an eye on __________.

4. Who had given Anatole the painting in Chapter 12?

5. Anatole became acquainted with Delmore Schwartz when had accepted a piece Anatole had written for what publication?

Short Essay Questions

1. How did Anatole explain the undercurrent of his and Sheri's relationship in Chapter 10?

2. How were Anatole's and Sheri's experiences of sex described in Chapter 10?

3. What conversation did Anatole have at the police station in Chapter 12?

4. Who arrived at Anatole's door in Chapter 12? Why?

5. How did Anatole relate the sexual morals of the late 1940s in Chapter 17?

6. Where did Anatole move after leaving his parents' home in Chapter 12? How did he feel about the move?

7. What scene took place with Dylan Thomas' wife in Chapter 15?

8. How did Anatole meet Delmore Schwartz? How did he describe him?

9. How did Anatole describe ethnic differences in New York in the 1920s? How did this relate to Saul Silverman?

10. Where did Anatole discover Sheri after leaving class in Chapter 11? What was his reaction?

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