A Clean, Well-Lighted Place

by: Ernest Hemingway

Themes, Motifs and Symbols Quiz

Further study Themes, Motifs and Symbols Quiz

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Which is not one of the things that is mentioned as failing to alleviate the old man from his despair?

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What word does the older waiter use to replace many of the words in his prayers?

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According to the old waiter, why do bars and bodegas fail to lessen despair?

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When the older waiter reflects on his sleeplessness, what does he think?

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In the story, what is the opposite of nothingness?