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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. When the narrator and his or her boss share a bed, why doesn't anything sexual happen between them?
(a) The narrator is drunk.
(b) The narrator's boss is angry.
(c) The narrator's boss is drunk.
(d) The narrator is too emotional.
2. Upon moving, why does the narrator begin studying?
(a) To tell Louise's story.
(b) To begin working on translations again.
(c) To know what Louise is going through.
(d) To reveal Elgin as a fraud.
3. What does the narrator handcuff himself/herself to?
(a) A desk.
(b) A co-worker.
(c) A chair.
(d) A bookshelf.
4. What does the narrator first notice that is odd about the cottage upon returning?
(a) All the lights are on.
(b) There is a note on the door.
(c) The bed is unmade.
(d) The refrigerator is full.
5. Which of the following best describes the narrator's ultimate goal?
(a) To find fulfillment in work.
(b) For Elgin to make Louise happy.
(c) For Louise to be healthy and safe.
(d) For Louise to pursue her dreams.
Short Answer Questions
1. Which of the following describes the narrator's plan to find Louise?
2. Who decided they had to be the one to walk away concerning Louise's illness?
3. How does the narrator view Elgin's attempts to get the narrator to move away?
4. Whose mother does the narrator visit in search of Louise?
5. What happens to the handcuff key?
Short Essay Questions
1. Describe the narrator's confrontation with Elgin.
2. Why does Louise file for divorce?
3. What prompts Elgin to finally show emotion?
4. According to the novel, how is love more important than societal opinions?
5. How does Louise prove deep love for the narrator?
6. Describe the narrator's new life in the countryside.
7. What is the narrator's goal throughout the novel? Has he or she achieved it so far?
8. What does Gail provide for the narrator?
9. Why does the narrator decide to leave Louise?
10. How does the narrator grieve in the countryside?
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