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The Displaced Person

The Displaced Person

by Flannery O'Connor

The Displaced Person: And Don’t Call Me Shortley Quiz

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Q. From where do the Guizacs flee?


Poland
Germany
Italy
Cleveland
Q. Where does Mrs. McIntyre let the family stay?


In her mansion
In the dungeon of her castle. How accommodating.
On her farm
In her attic
Q. Why do the Shortleys leave?


Because they have overstayed their welcome, while the Longleys are free to stay for as long as they like
Because Mr. Shortley gets in a fist fight with Mr. Guizac
Because Mrs. Shortley overhears Mrs. McIntyre planning to fire her
Because they are arrested
Q. To whom is Mr. Guizac’s cousin engaged?


Her brother
A black man
Mrs. McIntyre’s son
Hugh Hefner, but it’s not just for the money. It’s also for the big, lavish house.
Q. Where is Mr. Guizac’s cousin?


In a detention camp
Still in bed. That girl parties too hard.
In America
No one knows
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