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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 of the following shows how the narrator has grown from the beginning of the novel to the end?
(a) The narrator finds it easier to cope with loss.
(b) The narrator realizes that safe harbor is better than danger.
(c) The narrator no longer seeks affairs.
(d) The narrator no longer has anger problems.
2. Why is the narrator's boss a significant character?
(a) She takes the narrator's mind off Louise.
(b) She discourages the narrator from finding Louise.
(c) She helps lead the narrator back to Louise.
(d) She gives the narrator money to find Louise.
3. Who decided they had to be the one to walk away concerning Louise's illness?
(a) The narrator.
4. What does Louise decide to do after the vacation?
(a) Cause legal trouble for Elgin.
(b) Visit Jacqueline.
(c) Get married.
(d) Get a divorce.
5. Which of the following thoughts soothes the narrator while living in the countryside?
(a) Louise is still alive.
(b) Louise still loves her.
(c) Louise and Elgin will be together.
(d) Louise is happy.
Short Answer Questions
1. Which of the following states does it seem that the narrator likes, becoming apparent after the narrator moves?
2. What does Elgin get tired of hearing?
3. Where do Louise and the narrator go together on vacation?
4. What must be damaged to free the narrator from handcuffs?
5. How does the narrator feel upon moving away?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is Elgin's goal throughout the novel? Has he achieved this goal yet?
2. How does the narrator grieve in the countryside?
3. How does the narrator know that he or she made a mistake?
4. What role does the theme "temptation" play in the novel?
5. What is Gail's role in the novel?
6. Why does Louise say that she doesn't need treatment? Is she telling the truth?
7. By the end of the novel, do you think that the narrator is a man or woman?
8. Describe the narrator's new life in the countryside.
9. Describe the narrator's search for Louise.
10. What is the narrator's goal throughout the novel? Has he or she achieved it so far?
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