A Rose For Emily

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A Rose For Emily
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  • 1. 

    Who is this?
    • A. 

      Emily Grierson

    • B. 

      Colonel Sartoris

    • C. 

      Judge Stevens

    • D. 

      Homer Barron("her lover")

    • E. 

      Emily's servent


  • 2. 

    GWhy did everybody complain about Emily's house?
    • A. 

      The ugly appearance

    • B. 

      The smell

    • C. 

      The noise

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      Nobody complained


  • 3. 

    What did the townspeople find laying on the pillow next to Homer Barron?
    • A. 

      A hair

    • B. 

      A button

    • C. 

      Another skull

    • D. 

      A tooth

    • E. 

      Emily's will


  • 4. 

    What did Emily want to buy from the druggist?
    • A. 

      Aspirin

    • B. 

      Birth control

    • C. 

      Arthritis medication

    • D. 

      Vitamins

    • E. 

      Arsenic


  • 5. 

    After the death of Emily's father, how many days was it before he was buried?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      7

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      17

    • E. 

      He was never buried


  • 6. 

    What did the townspeople do about the smell coming form Emily's house?
    • A. 

      Sprinkled lime secretly all around the house

    • B. 

      Raided her house looking for the source

    • C. 

      Asked her why her house smelled so bad

    • D. 

      Tried to tax her because of it

    • E. 

      Killed her


  • 7. 

    Who was the only one seen coming and going for Emily's house for many years?
    • A. 

      Emily

    • B. 

      Emily's father

    • C. 

      Tobe, the "Negro" servant

    • D. 

      Emily's black cat

    • E. 

      Mary, the housekeep


  • 8. 

    Which of these words BEST describes Emily herself?
    • A. 

      Rosy

    • B. 

      Cheerful

    • C. 

      Cooperative

    • D. 

      Lively

    • E. 

      Creepy


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