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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 24.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What has Reta attempted to talk about with her daughters regarding sex?
(a) Reta has attempted to share her own experiences.
(b) Reta has attempted to talk about birth control.
(c) Reta has attempted to convince them to wait until marriage.
(d) Reta has attempted to find out if they are having sex.
2. In her letter to Ford-Halpern, how does Reta think other daughters can be protected from Norah's fate?
(a) By sacrificing happiness for honor.
(b) By imposing stricter vagrancy laws.
(c) By allowing them to be fully human.
(d) By giving speeches across the country.
3. Why does Reta also chide Valkner about his article "The History of Dictionaries"?
(a) For attempting to discuss all literature instead of narrowing his focus.
(b) For including male writers that are blatantly sexist.
(c) For his patronizing tone in discussing some of the great female writers of the century.
(d) For failing to mention some of the century's great female writers.
4. Why does Natalie thank Reta on Christine's birthday in October?
(a) For throwing a party for Christine.
(b) For not naming her Ophelia.
(c) For being a great mom.
(d) For taking them to dinner.
5. In Reta's letter to Ford-Halpern, what failure is "a moral dilemma in itself"?
(a) Ford-Halpern's failure to improve Reta's novel.
(b) Ford-Halpern's failure to mention any female contributors.
(c) Ford-Halpern's failure to treat Norah.
(d) Ford-Halpern's failure to ask tough questions.
Short Answer Questions
1. In Reta's letter to Ford-Halpern, what is "an endless series of obstacles, an alignment of locked doors"?
2. What does Reta question about her feelings for Tom?
3. How does Reta sign her letter to Ford-Halpern?
4. What constant preoccupation does Reta think is not a normal activity for anyone BUT writers?
5. What does Reta reveal about the first time she met Tom?
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