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A Clean, Well-Lighted Place

A Clean, Well-Lighted Place


by Ernest Hemingway

A Clean, Well-Lighted Place: I Prefer Dark and Messy Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around A Clean, Well-Lighted Place? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. Which of these words does not describe the man in the cafe?

Q. What does the waiter say to the man when he asks for another drink?

That he should have killed himself
That he should get out of the cafe
That he should get an email address
That he shouldn't get drunk
Q. Even though he's drunk the old man is still:

Full of irrelevant stories
Q. Why do people need clean, well-lit places?

So they can see the flaws in others
So they don't trip
So they can forget about death
So they don't make out
Q. Of the three men, whom do we get to know best?

Older waiter
Younger waiter
Old Man - Wait, we know him well, he went out to sea