The Swimmer

by: John Cheever

Themes, Motifs and Symbols Quick Quiz

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What does Neddy’s former mistress ask him?

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How does Neddy define love when he thinks about Shirley?

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As Neddy grows weaker, his desire for ___ grows stronger.

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What do the pools that Neddy swims through represent?

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What is Neddy’s name for the chain of pools leading through the neighborhood?