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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 hope that Elgin can do when he moves away?
(a) Cure Louise's cancer.
(b) Take Louise somewhere she can be happy.
(c) Learn to show emotion for Louise.
(d) Get Louise psychiatric help.
2. Which ex-lover seems to effect the narrator the most?
3. How does Louise grow throughout the novel?
(a) She realizes that it's more important to be with somebody who takes care of you than who loves you.
(b) She realizes she does need treatment.
(c) She realizes she loves the narrator.
(d) She realizes she doesn't need anybody else.
4. What bill does the narrator pay for a full year before moving?
(b) Apartment rent.
5. What does Louise admit about her disorder?
(a) She denies having health conditions.
(b) She does have a disorder and is waiting for test results.
(c) She is dying.
(d) She has no idea what Elgin is talking about.
6. Which character is the symbol of mistrust in the novel?
(d) The narrator.
7. Who is the narrator's boss most similar to?
8. What does Louise decide to do after the vacation?
(a) Get married.
(b) Visit Jacqueline.
(c) Cause legal trouble for Elgin.
(d) Get a divorce.
9. What type of animal does the narrator adopt?
10. Why does the narrator decide to go back to the countryside after looking for Louise?
(a) The mistake is irreparable.
(b) Louise is probably dead.
(c) The narrator would rather be in aguish alone than rattle Louise's new life.
(d) The narrator's boss is willing to have an affair.
11. While living in the countryside, who does the narrator try to contact about Louise's health?
(a) Elgin's father.
12. What must be damaged to free the narrator from handcuffs?
13. Which of the following is the narrator afraid of?
(a) Louise fearing a relationship with the narrator.
(b) Louise treating their relationship like an affair.
(c) Elgin finding out about Louise's affair with the narrator.
(d) Jacqueline hurting Louise and Elgin.
14. Who decided they had to be the one to walk away concerning Louise's illness?
(a) The narrator.
15. Which of the following shows how the narrator has grown from the beginning of the novel to the end?
(a) The narrator no longer seeks affairs.
(b) The narrator realizes that safe harbor is better than danger.
(c) The narrator finds it easier to cope with loss.
(d) The narrator no longer has anger problems.
Short Answer Questions
1. Why does the narrator try to distance himself/herself from his/her boss?
2. Where does Elgin want Louise to go for treatment?
3. Who does the narrator find the most love with?
4. Upon moving, why does the narrator begin studying?
5. What does the narrator hope for Louise when he moves away?
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