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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 states does it seem that the narrator likes, becoming apparent after the narrator moves?
(a) Being safe.
(b) Being in love.
(c) Being heartbroken.
(d) Being on the road.
2. Which pairing of characters has the most sexual tension?
(a) The narrator and his or her boss.
(b) Louise and Jacqueline.
(c) Elgin and the narrator.
(d) Louise and the narrator's boss.
3. Why is the narrator's boss a significant character?
(a) She discourages the narrator from finding Louise.
(b) She helps lead the narrator back to Louise.
(c) She gives the narrator money to find Louise.
(d) She takes the narrator's mind off Louise.
4. How does Elgin grow throughout the novel?
(a) He realizes that he needs to let Louise be happy.
(b) He does not grow.
(c) He realizes that his own happiness often relies too much on love.
(d) He realizes that love prevails.
5. When back in London, where does the narrator first go?
(a) The narrator's old apartment.
(b) Elgin's parent's house.
(c) Elgin's house.
(d) Louise's hospital.
6. Which ex-lover seems to effect the narrator the most?
7. Who does trusts Elgin the least?
(b) The narrator.
8. Who promises to keep the narrator informed about Louise's condition?
(d) Louise's doctor.
9. How does the narrator get back to London from the countryside?
10. Whose mother does the narrator visit in search of Louise?
(a) Elgin's mother.
(b) The narrator's mother.
(c) Louise's mother.
(d) Jacqueline's mother.
11. Why did Elgin end up sending the narrator away?
(a) To hurt Louise physically.
(b) To have another chance with Louise.
(c) To make sure the narrator was being true to Louise.
(d) To get revenge.
12. What does the narrator handcuff himself/herself to?
(a) A bookshelf.
(b) A chair.
(c) A co-worker.
(d) A desk.
13. Which of the following is the narrator afraid of?
(a) Louise treating their relationship like an affair.
(b) Louise fearing a relationship with the narrator.
(c) Elgin finding out about Louise's affair with the narrator.
(d) Jacqueline hurting Louise and Elgin.
14. What can the reader infer about Elgin before the narrator moves?
(a) Elgin would like to kill Louise.
(b) Elgin loves Louise despite everything.
(c) Elgin would like the narrator to die.
(d) Elgin wants to get revenge for the narrator's indiscretion.
15. After how many weeks searching for Louise does the narrator decide to go back to the country?
Short Answer Questions
1. What happens to the handcuff key?
2. Upon moving, why does the narrator begin studying?
3. What actually causes Elgin to show emotion?
4. Who ends up being at the cottage when the narrator returns from London?
5. Who is Elgin arriving home with when the narrator sees him?
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