A Death in the Family

by: James Agee

Chapters 14–15 Quick Quiz

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When Rufus wakes up in the morning, not yet knowing his father has died, what is the first thing he wants to do?

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When Rufus first sees his mother’s face on the day of his father’s death, what does he say it looks like?

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What word can Rufus not make mean anything for him?

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Little Catherine thinks the noise that Aunt Hannah makes when she eats her toast and sips her coffee is ___.

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Rufus concludes that if a concussion killed his father, then it was not ___ that killed him.