1. What is the name
of the island on which the Pontelliers and other wealthy Creole
families spend their summer vacation?
2. What instrument
does Mademoiselle Reisz play?
3. What is the home
Edna moves into in New Orleans called?
4. Where does Edna
go with Alcée Arobin and Mrs. Highcamp when Léonce is out of town
5. To what country
does Robert Lebrun move?
6. What does Victor
Lebrun do to upset Edna at her dinner party?
7. What does Edna
say she will not give up for her children?
9. When Edna visits
Adèle Ratignolle during her friend’s difficult childbirth, what
does Adèle tell her just before she leaves?
10. Why did Edna’s
father and sister oppose her marriage to Léonce Pontellier?
11. What is Edna
expected to do every Tuesday afternoon at her home in New Orleans?
12. What is the phrase
that Madame Lebrun’s parrot repeats?
13. What do the Farival
twins’ parents intend them to do as adults?
14. In what war did
Edna’s father, the Colonel, fight?
15. What event does
Edna refuse to attend, despite her father’s pleadings?
16. With whom does
Edna converse on Grand Isle just before her death?
17. Which of the
following characters represents the Victorian ideal of the “mother-woman”?
18. With whom does
Léonce Pontellier share his concerns about Edna’s behavior?
19. What object does
Robert bring back from his trip that makes Edna jealous?
20. What foreign
language do the characters of the novel often interject into their
21. What skill does
Edna learn while vacationing at Grand Isle?
22. In what decade
is the novel most likely set?
23. To whom does
Robert write letters while he is away?
24. What does Léonce
think when he notices Edna’s rebellious behavior?
25. Where does Léonce
often eat dinner?