A Man Called Ove Quiz

Fredrik Backman
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Questions 1-5 of 26:


Which of these actions from earlier in the narrative foreshadow the thematic qualities (i.e. acting out of integrity) of Ove's decision to not electrocute the Blond Weed's dog? (from Chapters 24 - 27)


When Ove discovers that Patrick and Parvaneh's oldest child likes drawing and designing houses, who is he likely reminded of? (from Chapters 34 - 37)


The cat's reaction to Ove at the end of Section 5 can be seen as paralleling Ove's actions to which character earlier in this section? (from Chapters 15 - 19)


Given what the story tells us at the end of this section but Ove's circumstances, what is the most likely explanation for his long daydream? (from Chapters 1 - 4 )


Ove has strong reactions to the men in white shirts in relation to what those men do to both Anita (in the present) and Sonja (in the past). The juxtaposition of those reactions is an example of what literary technique? (from Chapters 20 - 23)

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