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The Displaced Person

The Displaced Person


by Flannery O'Connor

The Displaced Person: The Law of a Tractor Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around The Displaced Person? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. What does Mrs. McIntyre threaten to do to Mr. Guizac?

Turn him over to the Nazis
Give him a wet willie with one hand and a noogie with the other
Kill him
Fire him
Q. Why does Mr. Guizac insist on his cousin’s marriage taking place?

Because the two are madly in love
Because it may be her only chance for survival
Because it would be a gigantic pain in the butt to return all of those floral centerpieces
Q. Whose permission does Mrs. McIntyre need to take action against Mr. Guizac?

Her husband’s
The Board of Authorization for the Murder of Innocent People's
Father Flynn’s
Mr. Shortley’s
Q. How is Mr. Guizac killed?

Mrs. McIntyre poisons his coffee
A runaway tractor rolls over him
He is stomped on by a giant, killer mushroom at the end of Level 7
He is shot by a Nazi soldier
Q. What happens to Mrs. McIntyre?

She has a nervous collapse
She is arrested for Mr. Guizac’s murder
She commits suicide
She is murdered by Mrs. Guizac
She is given a free ticket to go see her son Joey perform at the Hollywood Bowl with the other New Kids