The Country of the Pointed Firs Quiz

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Questions 1-5 of 25:


What does the narrator say the idle lobster boats tied up at the shoreline seem to be doing at the beginning of Chapter 20? (from Chapter 20)


Which place in the novel best characterizes the theme of the meaning of family? (from Chapter 21)


How old is William? (from Chapters 8, 9, 10, 11 and 12)


How does Elijah refer to his late wife? (from Chapter 20)


What do the narrator, Mrs. Todd and Mrs. Blackett conclude is the only drawback to the day? (from Chapters 16, 17, 18 and 19)

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