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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What does the narrator compare his or her affair with Louise to?
(a) High school relationships.
(b) A couple in therapy.
(c) Other affairs Louise has had.
(d) Other affairs the narrator has had.
2. Before learning the truth, what did Jacqueline think her relationship with the narrator was?
(a) A marriage.
(b) A one-sided relationship.
(c) A commitment.
(d) A casual encounter.
3. After fighting with Jacqueline, what does the narrator do?
(a) Calls Elgin on the phone.
(b) Fights with a man outside.
(c) Wanders the streets.
(d) Visits an old lover.
4. Which character is the biggest representation of foreshadowing?
5. How did Elgin's mother die?
(a) Gun injury.
(b) Complications after surgery.
(c) Car accident.
6. Which of the following best describes Elgin's parents?
7. Which of the following is a theme in the novel?
(a) Angry ex-lovers.
(b) Lost relationships.
(c) Loving somebody you can't have.
(d) The past is always hurtful.
8. What does Jacqueline provide most for the narrator?
(a) Cleaning and cooking.
(c) An appearance put on for family and friends.
9. According to the narrator, what is the end of passion?
(c) Old age.
10. How does the narrator believe Louise feels about Elgin?
(a) Louise hates him.
(b) Louise feels passionately about him.
(c) Louise is in danger being with Elgin.
(d) Louise has affection for him.
11. Who does Jacqueline attack?
(a) The narrator.
12. How does Louise react to the narrator's act of violence?
(a) She is angry.
(b) She is excited.
(c) She is scared.
(d) She is hurt.
13. What explains Louise's easy affection for the narrator?
(a) Her relationship with Jacqueline.
(b) Her relationship with her father.
(c) Her relationship with Elgin.
(d) Her relationship with herself.
14. What did Elgin study when he finished going to school?
(b) Cancer research.
(c) Doctor-patient interaction.
(d) Veterinary science.
15. Which of the following is most comparable to Jacqueline?
(a) Dangerous mine.
(b) Mentally disturbed woman.
(c) Safe harbor.
(d) Broken heart.
Short Answer Questions
1. How does Louise view Elgin?
2. Where does Jacqueline work?
3. What can the reader tell about the narrator's feelings about Jacqueline?
4. What are the names of Elgin's parents?
5. What does Louise refuse to accept from the narrator?
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