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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. Who decided they had to be the one to walk away concerning Louise's illness?
(b) The narrator.
2. What does Elgin tell the narrator when the narrator is looking for Louise?
(a) Louise has died.
(b) Louise is in the hospital.
(c) Louise has run away.
(d) Louise does not want to see him again.
3. Which pairing of characters has the most sexual tension?
(a) Louise and the narrator's boss.
(b) Elgin and the narrator.
(c) The narrator and his or her boss.
(d) Louise and Jacqueline.
4. How does the narrator view Elgin's attempts to get the narrator to move away?
(a) The best in Elgin's nature.
(b) Elgin's pure love.
(c) Elgin's hatred.
(d) Elgin's selfishness.
5. Which of the following types of love is a theme in the novel?
(a) Love without commitment.
(b) Love without pain.
(c) Love without location.
(d) Love without gender.
Short Answer Questions
1. Which of the following best describes the narrator's opinion of Elgin when he moves away?
2. Who does trusts Elgin the least?
3. Who ends up being at the cottage when the narrator returns from London?
4. Why does the narrator try to distance himself/herself from his/her boss?
5. Who promises to keep the narrator informed about Louise's condition?
Short Essay Questions
1. Describe the narrator's search for Louise.
2. Describe the role "love without gender" plays in the novel.
3. By the end of the novel, do you think that the narrator is a man or woman?
4. What role does the theme "temptation" play in the novel?
5. Describe the narrator's confrontation with Elgin.
6. How does the narrator grieve in the countryside?
7. How does the narrator know that he or she made a mistake?
8. What is Gail's role in the novel?
9. What is Louise's goal throughout the novel? Has she achieved this goal yet?
10. Did the narrator make the right choice in leaving Louise? Why or why not?
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