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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What actually causes Elgin to show emotion?
2. Which of the following best describes the narrator's emotional state while living in the countryside?
3. What type of feelings does the narrator's boss have for the narrator?
4. What does the narrator begin to find comfort in while living in the countryside?
5. Who is the narrator's boss most similar to?
Essay Topic 1
Is the narrator simply using Jacqueline, or does he or she feel genuine affection for her? Why do you think this is so? Why does the narrator stay with Jacqueline? What does this tell the reader about the narrator?
Essay Topic 2
How is choice a theme in the novel? Which characters make important choices? What are the effects of these choices? How does the theme of choice affect the tone of the novel?
Essay Topic 3
Do you think that the narrator is male or female? What clues point to the narrator being of either gender? Use at least two quotes from the novel to back up your points.
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