American Short Story Masterpieces Quiz

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Questions 1-5 of 25:

1.

Which of the following is NOT an obsession that plagues the narrator's family in the story "The Lover of Horses"? (from The Lover of Horses, Redemption, Dream Children, and The Ledge)

2.

Which of the following aspects of his children's lives does Sean obsessively worry about? (from Fever, The Fisherman From Chihuahua, and Midair)

3.

What group of people does the wife in "The Used-Boys Raisers" believe were put on earth to be "a thorn in the side of mankind"? (from The Used-Boy Raisers, The Heavenly Animal, Walking Out, The Conversion of the Jews, Akhnilo, The Christian Roommates, The Wedding, and The Liar.)

4.

What is the name of Gay's wife in the story "The Misfits"? (from The Story of a Scar, Murderers, The Misfits, Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?, and A Good Man is Hard to Find.)

5.

What do the sailors use to coax the monkey down from the mast when it is upset? (from Water Liars, Letters from the Samantha, Ile Forest, The Magic Barrel, Shiloh)

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