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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. What does the narrator first notice that is odd about the cottage upon returning?
(a) The refrigerator is full.
(b) All the lights are on.
(c) There is a note on the door.
(d) The bed is unmade.
2. Why did Elgin end up sending the narrator away?
(a) To have another chance with Louise.
(b) To hurt Louise physically.
(c) To make sure the narrator was being true to Louise.
(d) To get revenge.
3. What does the narrator hope for Louise when he moves away?
(a) A full life.
(b) Good mental health.
(d) Romantic love with Elgin.
4. What does Louise decide to do after the vacation?
(a) Get a divorce.
(b) Cause legal trouble for Elgin.
(c) Visit Jacqueline.
(d) Get married.
5. Which of the following states does it seem that the narrator likes, becoming apparent after the narrator moves?
(a) Being heartbroken.
(b) Being safe.
(c) Being on the road.
(d) Being in love.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does the narrator begin to find comfort in while living in the countryside?
2. How does Elgin grow throughout the novel?
3. According to the message of the story, what is love more than?
4. Who does the narrator find the most love with?
5. Why is it significant that Louise and the narrator go on vacation?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is Elgin's goal throughout the novel? Has he achieved this goal yet?
2. What prompts Elgin to finally show emotion?
3. Describe the narrator's search for Louise.
4. How is selfishness a theme in the novel?
5. What is the narrator's goal throughout the novel? Has he or she achieved it so far?
6. How is Gail similar to Jacqueline?
7. What is Louise's goal throughout the novel? Has she achieved this goal yet?
8. What is Gail's role in the novel?
9. Describe the narrator's new life in the countryside.
10. What role does the theme "temptation" play in the novel?
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