The Open Boat Quiz

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Questions 1-5 of 25:


Why do the men have to take the boat back out to sea in Part 4? (from Part 4)


Why are the men unable to reach shore safely in Part 4? (from Part 4)


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


How do the men feel about the results gained from constructing the sail? (from Part 3)


Whose point of view is Part 5 of "The Open Boat" told from? (from Part 5)

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