The Swimmer

by: John Cheever

Analysis of Major Characters Quick Quiz

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How does Neddy feel about his life at the beginning of the story?

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What does Neddy do with the unpleasant things in his world?

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At the beginning of the story, Neddy operates in a state of ___.

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How has Neddy distanced himself from his friends?

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What eventually leads to Neddy’s downfall?