A Death in the Family

by: James Agee

Chapters 3–4 Quick Quiz

1 of 5
When the ferryman asks about Jay’s father, Jay says that his father is ___.

2 of 5
What do Jay and the ferryman see waiting on the other side of the river?

3 of 5
Why does Mary have trouble feeling sorry for Jay’s father?

4 of 5
Mary saw in Grampa Follet, “a kind of ___ which took advantage, and heaped disadvantage and burden on others.”

5 of 5
What does Mary worry may widen the gulf between herself and Jay?