The Big Sleep

Further Study

Themes, Motifs, and Symbols Quiz

Further Study Themes, Motifs, and Symbols Quiz

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In what decade does The Big Sleep take place?

2 of 5
___ is in short supply during the Great Depression, and is coveted throughout the novel.

3 of 5
What type of weather pervades the novel?

4 of 5
What is a symbolic, small-scale version of the rain-ridden Los Angeles?

5 of 5
___ that appears at the beginning of the novel places Marlowe in the position of the knight.