The Vintage Book of Contemporary American Short Stories Quiz

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Questions 1-5 of 25:

1.

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

2.

Why is Grace angry with Elliot throughout the story? (from Helping by Robert Stone)

3.

What is Georgie's job at the hospital? (from Emergency by Denis Johnson)

4.

What person do both the narrator and her mother of Home think about simultaneously? (from Home by Jayne Anne Phillips)

5.

How are the characters in Trains traveling to Florida? (from Train by Joy Williams)

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