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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 24.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. According to Reta, what is NOT a romance with impossibly beautiful people?
(a) Her life.
(b) Her marriage.
(c) Her job.
(d) Her novel.
2. In Reta's letter to Ford-Halpern, what failure is "a moral dilemma in itself"?
(a) Ford-Halpern's failure to treat Norah.
(b) Ford-Halpern's failure to ask tough questions.
(c) Ford-Halpern's failure to mention any female contributors.
(d) Ford-Halpern's failure to improve Reta's novel.
3. Why does Reta also chide Valkner about his article "The History of Dictionaries"?
(a) For failing to mention some of the century's great female writers.
(b) For his patronizing tone in discussing some of the great female writers of the century.
(c) For including male writers that are blatantly sexist.
(d) For attempting to discuss all literature instead of narrowing his focus.
4. In her letter to Ford-Halpern, how does Reta think other daughters can be protected from Norah's fate?
(a) By imposing stricter vagrancy laws.
(b) By allowing them to be fully human.
(c) By sacrificing happiness for honor.
(d) By giving speeches across the country.
5. What kind of woman does Reta realize she cannot create for a heroine in her novel?
(a) An evil woman.
(b) A perfect woman.
(c) An imperfect woman.
(d) A trustworthy woman.
Short Answer Questions
1. What praise does Reta give Alexander Valkner about his article "The History of Dictionaries"?
2. How does Reta describe her sexual relationship with Tom?
3. Who does Reta meet for lunch after a radio interview in Baltimore?
4. In what point of view is Reta considering writing her novel?
5. Why does Natalie thank Reta on Christine's birthday in October?
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