The Open Boat Quiz

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Questions 1-5 of 25:


What do the men do when the right wave finally comes over them in Part 7? (from Part 7)


Whose nature is naturally more cynical than the others'? (from Part 3)


What do the men see soon after the man onshore returns from the house? (from Part 4)


What would the correspondent give almost anything for near the end of Part 5? (from Part 5)


What does the correspondent think must be an incredible relief from the pain and struggle as he swims in place? (from Part 7)

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