TRUE/FALSE Choose A if the statement is completely true. Choose B if the statement is false.
In France during the 19th century, a woman’s status was dictated by the income and social status of her husband.
Msr. Loisel is generous and patient with his wife.
One theme of the story is that honesty is rarely the best policy when you get yourself into trouble.
The climax of the story occurs when Mme. Loisel loses the necklace.
Multiple Choice Choose the BEST answer from the options given.
The fact that the Loisels are a middle-class couple living in France in the 19th Century is an example of A. conflict B. complication C. exposition D. resolution.
Which of the following words has a POSITIVE connotation? A. adulation B. vexation C. aghast D. ruinous.
When Mme. Loisel reacts unhappily to Msr. Loisel’s hard-earned effort to get an invitation to the fancy party, this is an example of A. irony B. plot C. internal conflict D. exposition.
Which of the following is NOT true of Mme. Loisel’s characterization? A. She learns the value of hard work. B. She is so unhappy with her husband, she cheats on him at the fancy party. C. At the beginning of the story, she believes that she is owed the nicer things in life. D. She tries to retain her honor by working hard to repay her debt.
Mme. Loisel’s condition at the beginning of the story is MOST SIMILAR to which other character we’ve read this year? A. General Zaroff of “The Most Dangerous Game.” B. Rainsford of “The Most Dangerous Game.” C. Esperanza’s grandmother of “My Name.” D. Esperanza’s grandfather of “My Name.”
Vocabulary Choose the Vocabulary word that best completes each sentence or visual aid.
Each word is used ONLY ONCE.
A. adulation B. askew C. gamut D. privation E. ruinous