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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. How does the lover describe his life in Paris, where he was a student?
(a) He lived in idle indulgence.
(b) He was depressed and withdrawn.
(c) He worked hard in his studies.
(d) He worked hard at a job.
2. What two new characters do we meet in segment 14?
(a) Marie-Claude Carpenter and Betty Fernandez.
(b) Betty Carpenter and Marie-Claude Fernandez.
(c) Harriet Lagonelle and Marie-Claude Carpenter.
(d) Betty Fernandez and Hélène Lagonelle.
3. What does the narrator equate the older brother with?
4. What did the mother always take with her on her trips to France?
(a) Family portraits.
(b) The younger brother.
(c) A ball gown.
(d) A memento from the father.
5. Who controlled when and where the lover and the narrator would meet?
(a) The older brother.
(b) The narrator.
(c) The lover.
(d) The mother.
6. Who does the narrator feel ruled by?
(a) The lover's father.
(b) The lover.
(c) The older brother.
(d) The mother.
7. In segment 14, who is an American woman from Boston that runs a house in Paris?
(a) Betty Fernandez.
(b) Marie-Claude Carpenter.
(c) Harriet Lagonelle.
(d) Jean Thomas.
8. According to the narrator, what showed things as they really were?
(a) Her own memories.
(b) Photos taken in professional sessions.
(c) Photos taken by visitors or strangers.
(d) Portraits drawn by a professional artist.
9. Where do the narrator and the lover first engage in sexual intercourse?
(a) The ferry.
(b) Her school.
(c) Her home.
(d) His home.
10. Why can't the narrator turn to her family for support in her isolation?
(a) They are unsympathetic.
(b) They have kicked her out of the house.
(c) They want to be friends with the lover.
(d) They are not aware of the relationship.
11. What is done to the lover on the outings to the restaurants and nightclubs?
(a) He has to stand the whole time.
(b) He is mostly ignored.
(c) He is made to sit at a different table.
(d) He is not allowed to speak to the narrator.
12. What does the mother do during a conversation between the mother and daughter where the mother finally acknowledges her daughter's behavior?
(a) She strikes the daughter.
(b) She throws the daughter out of the house.
(c) She commends the daughter's behavior.
(d) She falls asleep.
13. Who does the narrator believe never knew the pleasure of sex?
(a) The mother.
(c) The father.
(d) The older brother.
14. How does the relationship between Hélène Lagonelle and the narrator end?
(a) The narrator leaves for France.
(b) Hélène Lagonelle marries the lover.
(c) Hélène Lagonelle leaves school without explanation.
(d) They have a fight and stop talking.
15. The mother's actions towards the girl's situation include all of the following except:
(a) The mother throws her daughter out of the house.
(b) The mother defends her daughter.
(c) The mother laughs about her daughter's excesses.
(d) The mother weeps.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is the relationship between the younger brother and the narrator after high school?
2. In segment 13, who learns of the relationship and begins to attack it?
3. The narrator tells the lover that she has no desire for him to be ________.
4. Who demanded that the relationship between the narrator and the lover end?
5. What event is happening at the time in which the younger brother dies?
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