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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. Where does the narrator of New York Day Women work?
(c) The law.
(d) Fashion design.
2. What does the narrator of Night Women wear to tempt her suitors?
(a) A red coat.
(b) Red underwear.
(c) A red scarf.
(d) Red stockings.
3. What is the narrator’s relationship, in Between the Pool and the Gardenias, with the women in the earlier stories?
(a) They have all worked for the same Madame.
(b) They are all Dominican like her.
(c) They are her ancestors.
(d) They come from the town she came from.
4. How does Emilie say she became a woman last night?
(a) She lost her innocence.
(b) She lost her virginity.
(c) She lost her hopes.
(d) She lost her mother.
5. What story will the woman tell her son if he wakes up while she is with a customer?
(a) That sex is a mystery.
(b) That a man is a mirage.
(c) That she was not herself.
(d) That he dreamed it.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does the narrator say her customer calls her, when she satisfies him?
2. When do day women come out?
3. What do Madame and Monsieur say is holding Haiti back?
4. What objection does Lamort’s grandmother make to the hibiscus she has brought home?
5. What is Catherine’s demeanor toward Princesse?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is the difference between night and day in Night Women?
2. What role do the angels play in Night Women?
3. What does the woman plan to tell her son if he wakes up and sees her with a man?
4. What are Princesse’s feelings about modeling nude?
5. How is Catherine, as an artist, different from other characters in Krik? Krak!?
6. How are mothers lost in The Missing Peace?
7. What significance does the girl’s name have, in The Missing Peace?
8. Who are the woman’s suitors?
9. What gift does Emilie make to Lamort?
10. What predicament is the woman in, at the end of Between the Pool and the Gardenias?
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