The Vintage Book of Contemporary American Short Stories Quiz | Eight Week Quiz A

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through The Fat Girl by Andre Dubus.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. In River of Names, who is the narrator's lover?
(a) Bill.
(b) Jesse.
(c) Thom.
(d) Marie.

2. When did Emily first meet Willi Varig?
(a) Ten years after WWII.
(b) Two years after they were married.
(c) In hgih school.
(d) Twenty years before the birth of their child.

3. As A Vintage Thunderbird opens, who are the people driving from Virginia to New York?
(a) Nick and Lauren.
(b) Mick and Susan.
(c) Nick and Karen.
(d) Mick and Karen.

4. Who are Louise's two girl friends in high school?
(a) Joan and Marjorie.
(b) Jean and Melanie.
(c) Jessica and Marie.
(d) Joan and Harriet.

5. Who does Louise marry when she is thin?
(a) Richard.
(b) Stephen.
(c) Robert.
(d) Randy.

Short Answer Questions

1. What do Robert and the husband end up doing at the end of the television show?

2. What does the husband in Cathedral find disconcerting about Robert?

3. In Tall Tales from the Mekong Delta, where is the protagonist going when she first meets Lenny?

4. Where do Irene and the children move when they leave Flagstaff?

5. What is Walter's problem?

(see the answer key)

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