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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. As Joan is writing her novel while in Terremoto, what character is she getting tired of because of their virtuous and tidy habits?
2. What does Arthur think of Joan's new book?
(a) He says it is a triumph.
(b) He believes it is an attack on their marriage.
(c) He does not believe it is literary enough.
(d) He is happy it is successful.
3. What secret does Joan reveal about her source of inspiration?
(b) Automatic writing.
(c) Gothic mysteries.
(d) Political causes.
4. Why does Chuck Brewer bring Joan a hat?
(a) For playacting.
(b) He wants to elope with her.
(c) To avoid sunburn.
(d) To wear in the garden.
5. What does Joan realize her character Charlotte must do in her romance novel?
(a) Enter the maze.
(b) Learn to paint.
(c) Have a baby.
(d) Find a new friend.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who does Joan want to get out of jail in Toronto?
2. Who considers herself an escape artist?
3. What does Joan learn about herself at the end of the novel?
4. What stops Joan from trying to write a different kind of novel?
5. Who moves in with Arthur and Joan?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why does Joan feel she needs to disappear again?
2. Who is Fraser Buchanan?
3. How has Joan accomplished a transformation at the end of the novel?
4. Why do you think Joan likes leading a dual life between Arthur and Royal Porcupine?
5. How does Joan's affair with Royal Porcupine affect her stability?
6. Explain how Joan uses lies to allow herself a vacation to Italy.
7. Why is it important that Joan decides to stay and defend herself rather than run?
8. What is Joan's reaction when she sees Royal Porcupine turned into Chuck Brewer?
9. What role does the picnicking family play in Joan's plan to disappear?
10. Why does the presence of the strange man who talks with her landlord spur Joan to action?
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