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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 5, Spirituality.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. How do these stories from Miller's childhood help the reader understand Miller, the author?
(a) They validate Miller's authority on the subject of fatherless childhood.
(b) They offer understanding of his relationship with his mother.
(c) They explain his sad childhood.
(d) They explain his writing style.
2. Miller writes about what part of his life in this book?
(a) His childhood experiences only.
(b) His adult years only.
(c) His adolescent years only.
(d) His search to understand his life as a boy without a father.
3. What does Miller use as an analogy for God's love and father-son love?
(a) A snow storm.
(b) A mother-daughter relationship.
(c) A car.
(d) A tomato plant.
4. According to the author, what percentage of male prisoners grew up without a father?
5. According to Miller, what lesson is a father responsible for instilling in a young child?
(a) That the world is unfair.
(b) That the child is worthless.
(c) The difference between right and wrong.
(d) That the child's existence makes an impact in the world.
Short Answer Questions
1. According to MacMurray, which of the following is not an important task for families?
2. As a child, Miller remembers enjoying which activity most?
3. As a child and adolescent, who does Miller resent?
4. Miller writes specifically to appeal to what type of humor?
5. What activity does Miller not enjoy until he begins college?
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