The Vintage Book of Contemporary American Short Stories Quiz

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Questions 1-5 of 25:

1.

In The Things They Carried, what are some of things the soldiers carry for personal use? (from The Things They Carried by Tim O'Brien)

2.

In the story Helping, who is Vopotik? (from Helping by Robert Stone)

3.

In Departures, according to the young seminarian, for how long do Jesuits meditate each day? (from Departures by John L'Heureux)

4.

Why does Aunt Granny Lith haunt Casey in his marriage? (from Aunt Granny Lith by Chris Offutt)

5.

In his dream, what does the priest see the soldier do? (from Departures by John L'Heureux)

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