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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 becomes most important to the narrator by the end of the novel?
(a) Sexual tension.
(d) Helping others.
2. What does the narrator hope that Elgin can do when he moves away?
(a) Get Louise psychiatric help.
(b) Cure Louise's cancer.
(c) Learn to show emotion for Louise.
(d) Take Louise somewhere she can be happy.
3. Why does the narrator decide to go back to the countryside after looking for Louise?
(a) The mistake is irreparable.
(b) The narrator would rather be in aguish alone than rattle Louise's new life.
(c) The narrator's boss is willing to have an affair.
(d) Louise is probably dead.
4. Why is the narrator's boss a significant character?
(a) She discourages the narrator from finding Louise.
(b) She gives the narrator money to find Louise.
(c) She helps lead the narrator back to Louise.
(d) She takes the narrator's mind off Louise.
5. Why did Elgin end up sending the narrator away?
(a) To hurt Louise physically.
(b) To get revenge.
(c) To have another chance with Louise.
(d) To make sure the narrator was being true to Louise.
6. What location does the narrator call while looking for Louise and after returning from the countryside?
(a) An apartment in New York.
(b) A clinic in Switzerland.
(c) A cancer research facility in Paris.
(d) A hospital in Amsterdam.
7. Who does the narrator alert to help him or her out of handcuffs?
(a) Security guard.
8. Which of the following types of love is a theme in the novel?
(a) Love without gender.
(b) Love without pain.
(c) Love without commitment.
(d) Love without location.
9. Which of the following is the narrator afraid of?
(a) Elgin finding out about Louise's affair with the narrator.
(b) Jacqueline hurting Louise and Elgin.
(c) Louise treating their relationship like an affair.
(d) Louise fearing a relationship with the narrator.
10. When the narrator and his or her boss share a bed, why doesn't anything sexual happen between them?
(a) The narrator is drunk.
(b) The narrator's boss is angry.
(c) The narrator is too emotional.
(d) The narrator's boss is drunk.
11. Who promises to keep the narrator informed about Louise's condition?
(d) Louise's doctor.
12. Where did the narrator find the animal he or she adopts?
(a) Inside the home when he or she moved in.
(b) Animal shelter.
(c) Vet's office.
13. How does Elgin grow throughout the novel?
(a) He does not grow.
(b) He realizes that he needs to let Louise be happy.
(c) He realizes that his own happiness often relies too much on love.
(d) He realizes that love prevails.
14. Which ex-lover seems to effect the narrator the most?
15. Whose mother does the narrator visit in search of Louise?
(a) Jacqueline's mother.
(b) Louise's mother.
(c) The narrator's mother.
(d) Elgin's mother.
Short Answer Questions
1. After how many weeks searching for Louise does the narrator decide to go back to the country?
2. What does the narrator hope for Louise when he moves away?
3. Which of the following describes the narrator's plan to find Louise?
4. Which of the following best describes the narrator's opinion of Elgin when he moves away?
5. Which character would be considered to be the most heroic in the novel?
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