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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 13 | Chapter 14.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What is Reta's struggle about what a writer of fiction should give the reader?
(a) How many points of view should be given.
(b) How many metaphors and similes should be used.
(c) How much her characters should be like her readers.
(d) How much background information should be given.
2. Why does Norah enroll at the University of Toronto?
(a) To be closer to her family.
(b) To get away from her boyfriend.
(c) To live with her boyfriend.
(d) To get away from her family.
3. How old does Christine, Reta's daughter, turn in October?
4. What rationale does Reta offer about Norah's strange behavior in her letter to Valkner?
(a) It is Norah's way of getting back at Reta for not being there for her.
(b) It is Norah's deliberate effort to extiguish herself and be a nothing.
(c) It is Norah's excuse not to finish school and get her degree.
(d) It is Norah's attempt to be special and above everyone else.
5. What praise does Reta give Alexander Valkner about his article "The History of Dictionaries"?
(a) Reta praises his research method.
(b) Reta praises his intellectual rigor.
(c) Reta praises his personal narrative style.
(d) Reta praises his broad approach.
Short Answer Questions
1. What are the two main characters' names in the sequel to Reta's first novel?
2. What prize did Reta's novel, "My Thyme is Up," win the previous year?
3. What present does Reta get for Norah's seventeenth birthday while on a book tour in D.C.?
4. What is the name of the university Norah is accepted to in 1998?
5. What is the first subject Reta and her writer friends discuss at the Orange Blossom Room?
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