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Multiple Choice Questions

1. The physical obstacle between Nector and Marie arises from:
(a) Nector's inability to stay home and stay sober.
(b) The number of stray children Marie takes in.
(c) The lack of food on their table.
(d) The lack of money in their household.

2. "Lulu's Boys" is written in third person limited point of view, but the thoughts which other character are revealed at the start of the story?
(a) Lulu.
(b) Henry Jr.
(c) Henry.
(d) Gerry.

3. Nector's only movie role was:
(a) An Indian who gets shot off his horse.
(b) A butter delivery man.
(c) An Indian plunging off of a cliff.
(d) The chairman of the tribe.

4. Metaphorically, Marie appeals to Nector because:
(a) She is white while others have been Indians.
(b) He feels he can help heal the wound in her hand.
(c) She is part of the whale Ishmael seeks.
(d) She is bitter while all other women have been sweet.

5. In observing Lulu's close-knit sons, Beverly is reminded of the fact that:
(a) One of his own brothers was killed in combat.
(b) Henry hadn't spoken to him in seven years.
(c) Lulu came between him and his brother Henry.
(d) Henry Jr. might be his.

6. Nector's inability to make decisions often leads to:
(a) Incidents that make decisions for him.
(b) More good luck.
(c) Unfortunate accidents.
(d) Arguments with those that he loves.

7. An accurate description of Lulu's boys would be:
(a) Loyal, quiet, and studious.
(b) Bloodthirsty, handsome, and as alike as brothers could be.
(c) Bloodthirsty, rangy, and very different.
(d) Loyal, handsome, and very different.

8. Through his movie role and his portrait, Nector learns:
(a) That white people are fascinated by his good looks.
(b) That white people are fascinated by the death of Native Americans.
(c) That white people are fascinated by the history of Native Americans.
(d) That white people will always offer him jobs.

9. How has Grandpa Kashpaw changed since Albertine last saw him?
(a) He has aged considerably.
(b) He has forgotten all dates and numbers.
(c) He has grown fat.
(d) He has grown beligerent.

10. When Nector compares himself to a fish failing to breathe in an airless space, this comparison reflects:
(a) The idea that Marie is suffocating him.
(b) Nector's idea that Marie has.
(c) Nector's declaration that Marie forced him to be with her.
(d) The idea that Nector does not belong with Marie.

11. Marie laughs at Nector when he accuses her of stealing the pillowcase because:
(a) The pillowcase is used as a bandage for a wound a nun inflicted.
(b) Marie plans to return to the convent.
(c) The nuns have frequently accused Marie of theft.
(d) Marie has stolen many things, but not a pillowcase.

12. Albertine is hardly acknowledged when she arrives at home because:
(a) She is being punished for June's death.
(b) She has interrupted a serious conversation.
(c) She ruined her mother's hopes for the convent.
(d) She is treated coolly by her relatives since moving away.

13. The description of Lulu's work in the kitchen-- filling pots by pointing at them, taking things from the oven that had never been put in--suggests:
(a) She is efficient and prepares dinner in advance.
(b) She has some sort of magical powers or witchcraft.
(c) She has thrown dinner together without much care.
(d) She is overworked and exhausted.

14. King's exchange with his wife Lynette suggests what?
(a) Their marriage is loving and peaceful.
(b) Their marriage is violent and acrimonious.
(c) Their marriage is based on lies.
(d) Their marriage is based on respect.

15. Who is Nector afraid might have witnessed his tryst with Marie?
(a) His brother Eli.
(b) The nuns at the convent.
(c) Marie's family.
(d) Lulu Kashpaw.

Short Answer Questions

1. In her vision, Marie sees herself as:

2. What responsibilities does Marie keep up in order to distract herself from unhappiness?

3. Why is Albertine angry at Lipsha when she tries to break up King and Lynette's fight?

4. How are Marie and Rushes Bear "related" by the end of the story?

5. Though she is heartbroken, Marie says she will not "park herself on the tracks for Nector," which means:

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