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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Where does Hadley travel in January to see Ernest?
(a) Atlanta.
(b) New York.
(c) Los Angeles.
(d) Chicago.

2. What had Hadley finally learned from Kate?
(a) Ernest had rejected her handily.
(b) Ernest had sexually assaulted her.
(c) She had been in love with Ernest.
(d) She had made a fool of herself with Ernest.

3. What does Stein recommend to Ernest regarding his writing?
(a) Use more detailed scenes.
(b) Use simple, clear language like that in his poems.
(c) Use more complex writing.
(d) Use less obscure vocabulary.

4. What aspect does Ezra excoriate while the Hemingways are there?
(a) Prejudice against Americans.
(b) Prejudice against Jews.
(c) Lack of appreciation for his poetry.
(d) The insincerity.

5. What does Ernest decide to do?
(a) Not return to the States until he was a successfully published author.
(b) Ask his father for money.
(c) Take time off to re-write his work.
(d) Divorce Hadley if she didn't stop complaining.

Short Answer Questions

1. From whom does Ernest receive an invitation?

2. What does Ernest insist Hadley do?

3. How do Ernest and Hadley feel about their living quarters?

4. Of what is Ernest more frightened than getting married?

5. Of what does Ernest accuse Hadley?

Short Essay Questions

1. What does Kate finally share with Hadley?

2. What did the couple do in Switzerland?

3. About what is Hadley hurt and angry that Pauline tells her?

4. Who is Hadley's father and what did he do?

5. What does Pauline suggest about The Torrents of Spring and how does Hadley feel about the suggestion?

6. What happens when Hadley goes to visit Kitty at Kitty's apartment?

7. Describe the confrontation between Ernest and Hadley about Pauline.

8. What deal did Hadley offer Ernest?

9. How does Ernest have a brief affair and what does he think of concerning Hadley and the affair?

10. Who begins to visit the Hemingways frequently and what does Ernest think of her?

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