House of Names: A Novel Quiz

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Questions 1-5 of 25:


At the end of Chapter Three, Electra goes to her father’s grave and prays for a sign regarding Orestes’ whereabouts. This sign comes in the shape of: (from Chapter Three: Electra)


In Chapter Five, Clytemnestra recounts her experience in the land between the living and the dead. Memories flicker across her field of vision. What is the one memory that persists? (from Chapter Five: Clytemnestra)


When Chapter Three opens, Electra reminisces about the only time in which she has seen Aegisthus afraid, which was when what happened? (from Chapter Three: Electra)


Chapter Five ends with an invocation: Clytemnestra whispers what word in the corridors of the palace, as if calling for this person’s presence? (from Chapter Five: Clytemnestra)


When Leander arrives in Mycenae he takes command and soon after commences diplomatic discussions without Orestes’ involvement. Why is Orestes unable to participate in such meetings? (from Chapter Six: Orestes)

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