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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 32.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Who does Reta go see after her encounter with Norah in early November?
(a) Danielle Westerman.
(b) Mr. Scribano.
(c) Alexander Valkner.
(d) Emma Allen.
2. What rationale does Reta offer about Norah's strange behavior in her letter to Valkner?
(a) It is Norah's deliberate effort to extiguish herself and be a nothing.
(b) It is Norah's excuse not to finish school and get her degree.
(c) It is Norah's attempt to be special and above everyone else.
(d) It is Norah's way of getting back at Reta for not being there for her.
3. According to Reta's writer friends at the Orange Blossom Room, why are women excluded from real life?
(a) Because men view women as incapable of rational thought.
(b) Because men view women as superior to everyday concerns.
(c) Because men view women as lacking moral authority and capability.
(d) Because men view women as more capable and superior.
4. According to Reta, what is the most egregious change Arthur suggests she make in her novel?
(a) That she make Roman the focus instead of Alicia.
(b) That she make Alicia the focus instead of Roman.
(c) That she introduce another character to marry Roman.
(d) That she introduce another character to marry Alicia.
5. What is the name of the book Reta picks up at Orangetown Library?
(a) The Forgiving Fall.
(b) The Goodness Gap.
(c) The Virtue of Victory.
(d) The Loss of Love.
Short Answer Questions
1. Why does Reta have difficulty carrying on a conversation with Arthur when he comes o her home for the first time?
2. In Reta's letter to Ford-Halpern, what failure is "a moral dilemma in itself"?
3. What question about Norah does Lois Winters ask every night at dinner?
4. In Reta's letter to Ford-Halpern, what is "an endless series of obstacles, an alignment of locked doors"?
5. In her letter about the obituary in the Globe and Mail, what does Reta state she has missed out on?
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