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. What upsets Sam after Henny gives birth?
2. Why does Sam say he can't let Louie go?
3. Henny threatens Sam with _________.
4. Louie says Spa House is filled with __________________.
5. What does Josephine Pollit carry on about?
The story of Bonnie's baby gives the primary narrative of Louie, Sam, and Henny's relationship a greater depth and resonance. What does this subplot contribute to the book? What themes does it resonate with, and what part of this story, if any, threatens to overtake the primary narrative? Is it too emotional, too hidden, or too unspeakable? What keeps this subplot from being more important to the story? What does this subplot tell you about Stead's values as a storyteller?
'The Man Who Loved Children' is in many ways a coming-of-age story about an artist. How does Stead use the coming-of-age story for her purposes, and how does Louie's coming of age as a writer differ from other comings of age?
Throughout the novel, Louie's character reveals aspects of other characters, in their meanness or friendliness to her. How does Louie's murdering Henny change how characters see her?
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