Chapter 1 (sections i-v)
1. What does the author immediately state his misgivings about?
(a) Playing golf
(c) Going to Paris
(d) Writing the story
2. What is the reason the author states he is writing the story?
(a) He wants to get over his depression.
(b) His friend's biographer will have useful information.
(c) He needs money.
(d) He needs people to understand.
3. What does the author initially state he has not done?
(a) Included his wife in the story
(b) Injected any humor
(c) Invented or embellished anything
(d) Based anything on the truth
4. What two things does the author state he has changed in the book?
(a) Names and conversations
(b) The chronological settings and names
(c) Cities and the age of characters
(d) Conversations and cities
5. What does the author admit is part of his problem in writing the novel?
(a) He is writing about friends.
(b) He is writing about his secrets.
(c) He is writing about an American.
(d) He is writing about Paris.
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