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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. Where does the narrator go second in the search for Louise?
(a) Louise's hospital.
(b) Louise's apartment.
(c) Elgin's research facility.
(d) Elgin's house.
2. What does Elgin get tired of hearing?
(a) Louise's complaints about health concerns.
(b) Louise and the narrator carrying on their affair.
(c) Jacqueline's phone calls.
(d) The narrator's phone calls.
3. Which of the following describes the time Louise and the narrator lived together?
(a) Intense fury.
4. What does the reader learn about the narrator over the course of the novel?
(a) The memory the narrator reveals is a happy one.
(b) The narrator doesn't actually love Louise.
(c) The narrator is once again having an affair.
(d) The narrator would like to get revenge on Elgin.
5. What type of animal does the narrator adopt?
Short Answer Questions
1. According to the message of the story, what is love more than?
2. Which of the following becomes most important to the narrator by the end of the novel?
3. Which ex-lover seems to effect the narrator the most?
4. How does Louise grow throughout the novel?
5. Where do Louise and the narrator go together on vacation?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does the narrator grieve in the countryside?
2. What is the narrator's goal throughout the novel? Has he or she achieved it so far?
3. Describe the narrator's new life in the countryside.
4. Did the narrator make the right choice in leaving Louise? Why or why not?
5. What role does the theme "temptation" play in the novel?
6. Why does Louise say that she doesn't need treatment? Is she telling the truth?
7. When the narrator leaves Louise, who do you think is happiest?
8. Why does the narrator decide to leave Louise?
9. Describe the narrator's confrontation with Elgin.
10. According to the novel, how is love more important than societal opinions?
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