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The Short Happy Life of Francis Macomber

The Short Happy Life of Francis Macomber


by Ernest Hemingway

The Short Happy Life of Francis Macomber: Symbols Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around The Short Happy Life of Francis Macomber? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. Why does Wilson frown upon shooting animals from the car?

It is unfair and cowardly
The animals might scratch his paint job
It makes the car smell like gun powder
The animals will remember what the car looked like and come back for vengeance
Q. After seeing the first lion, Macomber bolts like what (in his own words)?

A cheetah
A referee who just made a bad call
An impala
A rabbit
Q. After he is shot, Macomber falls down dead next to what animal?

Q. Where does Margot shoot her husband?

Base of his skull
Q. Where does Margot shoot her husband from?

The car
The tent
Her house
She does not. She hires Wilson to do it for her.