Final Test - Hard
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This quiz consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Why is Susannah better?
2. Where does Tristan take a leave?
3. Why does Alfred buy a house in Helena?
4. What does Tristan do to the officer?
5. One Stab accompanies Tristan to the train station and gives Tristan what, which Tristan keeps until his death at age eighty-four?
Nordstrom has a preoccupation with sexuality.
Part 1) How is this reflected in his relationships? What might cause this preoccupation?
Part 2) How does his sexuality change throughout the story? With what other events do these sexual or lack of sexual feelings parallel?
Part 3) Would you consider this preoccupation normal? Why or why not?
Laura and Nordstrom's relationship is sexual.
Part 1) How does this affect their marriage? Why does it affect their marriage this way?
Part 2) How does this reflect Nordstrom's feelings about himself?
Part 3) How does their relationship affect their daughter? How does Nordstrom go about remedying his relationship with his daughter? What are your feelings about how he does this? Why?
Isabel Two is shot and killed.
Part 1) How does this happen? How does Tristan react? What are the consequences for his actions? Is this surprising? Why or why not?
Part 2) How does her death affect the other characters? How does it specifically affect Susannah and Tristan? How does it affect the flow of the plot?
Part 3) How different would the plot be if she had not died? How might the outcome of the story be different if she had lived?
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