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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Which of the following is a theme in the novel?
(a) Loving somebody you can't have.
(b) Angry ex-lovers.
(c) The past is always hurtful.
(d) Lost relationships.
2. Which of the following best describes Inge?
(a) A pacificst.
(b) A democrat.
(c) A republican.
(d) A terrorist.
3. How does the reader perceive Jacqueline's anger?
(a) It is overstated.
(b) It is understandable.
(c) It is understated.
(d) It is too intense.
4. What type of woman is the narrator known to seek out?
(a) Educated women.
(b) Shy women.
(c) Married women.
(d) Angry women.
5. According to the narrator, who would appreciate an affair?
6. Who does Jacqueline attack?
(b) The narrator.
7. What did Jacqueline destroy in her apartment?
(a) Bathroom fixtures.
(c) Kitchen appliances.
(d) Ceiling tiles.
8. What is Louise's last name?
9. What does the narrator consider unsatisfying when done alone?
(a) Watch people through windows.
(b) Eat at a restaurant.
(c) Drink coffee.
(d) Go to the bookstore.
10. What is Jacqueline's relationship with Louise?
(a) They are friends.
(b) They are co-workers.
(c) They are lovers.
(d) They are enemies.
11. Where does Louise invite the narrator to go together alone?
(a) A museum.
(b) The movie theather.
(c) The opera.
(d) A restaurant.
12. Which of the following best describes Elgin's parents?
13. What suggests that the narrator's relationship with Louise will be different from previous relationships?
(a) Louise and the narrator do not live together.
(b) Louise will not have a sexual relationship with the narrator.
(c) Louise won't let the narrator express love for her.
(d) Louise and the narrator do not actually care for each other.
14. After fighting with Jacqueline, what does the narrator do?
(a) Visits an old lover.
(b) Calls Elgin on the phone.
(c) Fights with a man outside.
(d) Wanders the streets.
15. Where does the narrator work?
Short Answer Questions
1. What can the reader tell about the narrator's feelings about Jacqueline?
2. Which of the following is most comparable to Jacqueline?
3. According to the narrator, what is the end of passion?
4. How does the narrator describe having an affair?
5. What do vague elements in the story allow the reader to focus on?
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