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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Which pairing of characters has the most sexual tension?
(a) Elgin and the narrator.
(b) The narrator and his or her boss.
(c) Louise and Jacqueline.
(d) Louise and the narrator's boss.
2. How does Louise grow throughout the novel?
(a) She realizes she loves the narrator.
(b) She realizes she doesn't need anybody else.
(c) She realizes she does need treatment.
(d) She realizes that it's more important to be with somebody who takes care of you than who loves you.
3. Which of the following proves that Louise has deep love for the narrator?
(a) Louise did not go back to Elgin.
(b) Louise stayed in their apartment the whole time the narrator was gone.
(c) Louise did not come back to the narrator.
(d) Louise did not have an affair with Gail.
4. Who does the narrator give the key to the handcuffs?
(a) A security guard.
(b) A co-worker.
(c) A librarian.
(d) A customer.
5. Who ends up being at the cottage when the narrator returns from London?
(a) Jacqueline and Louise.
(b) Louise and Elgin.
(c) Louise and the narrator's boss.
Short Answer Questions
1. What bill does the narrator pay for a full year before moving?
2. Which ex-lover seems to effect the narrator the most?
3. What does Elgin get tired of hearing?
4. How long do Louise and the narrator live together?
5. What can the reader infer about Elgin before the narrator moves?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does the narrator grieve in the countryside?
2. Why isn't the narrator interested in Gail sexually?
3. What is the narrator's goal throughout the novel? Has he or she achieved it so far?
4. By the end of the novel, do you think that the narrator is a man or woman?
5. Why does Louise say that she doesn't need treatment? Is she telling the truth?
6. According to the novel, how is love more important than societal opinions?
7. What does Gail provide for the narrator?
8. Why does Louise file for divorce?
9. What is significant about the narrator and Louise going on vacation together?
10. Did the narrator make the right choice in leaving Louise? Why or why not?
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