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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 best describes the narrator's ultimate goal?
(a) For Louise to pursue her dreams.
(b) For Louise to be healthy and safe.
(c) To find fulfillment in work.
(d) For Elgin to make Louise happy.
2. What language does the narrator translate for work?
3. Which character is the symbol of mistrust in the novel?
(d) The narrator.
4. What does the narrator first notice that is odd about the cottage upon returning?
(a) There is a note on the door.
(b) The bed is unmade.
(c) The refrigerator is full.
(d) All the lights are on.
5. Who is Elgin arriving home with when the narrator sees him?
(c) His mother.
(d) A new woman.
6. What is on the note that the narrator leaves for Louise?
(a) "I cannot get over you. Find me."
(b) The address of the narrator's work.
(c) "I love you."
(d) The cottage's address.
7. While living in the countryside, who does the narrator try to contact about Louise's health?
(d) Elgin's father.
8. What does Louise decide to do after the vacation?
(a) Cause legal trouble for Elgin.
(b) Get married.
(c) Visit Jacqueline.
(d) Get a divorce.
9. Which pairing of characters has the most sexual tension?
(a) The narrator and his or her boss.
(b) Louise and Jacqueline.
(c) Louise and the narrator's boss.
(d) Elgin and the narrator.
10. What does Louise admit about her disorder?
(a) She does have a disorder and is waiting for test results.
(b) She is dying.
(c) She has no idea what Elgin is talking about.
(d) She denies having health conditions.
11. Which of the following best describes the narrator's emotional state while living in the countryside?
12. What type of animal does the narrator adopt?
13. Which of the following shows how the narrator has grown from the beginning of the novel to the end?
(a) The narrator realizes that safe harbor is better than danger.
(b) The narrator no longer seeks affairs.
(c) The narrator no longer has anger problems.
(d) The narrator finds it easier to cope with loss.
14. Which of the following is the narrator afraid of?
(a) Louise fearing a relationship with the narrator.
(b) Jacqueline hurting Louise and Elgin.
(c) Louise treating their relationship like an affair.
(d) Elgin finding out about Louise's affair with the narrator.
15. Why is it significant that Louise and the narrator go on vacation?
(a) They build memories.
(b) They learn more about each other.
(c) They learn to truly appreciate each other.
(d) They get married.
Short Answer Questions
1. What type of feelings does the narrator's boss have for the narrator?
2. Who promises to keep the narrator informed about Louise's condition?
3. What is the name of the narrator's boss?
4. Who does trusts Elgin the least?
5. Who ends up being at the cottage when the narrator returns from London?
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