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The Heart is a Lonely Hunter

The Heart is a Lonely Hunter


by Carson McCullers

The Heart is a Lonely Hunter: Symbols Quiz

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Q. Music is central to the development of which character?

Portia Copeland
Mick Kelly
Doctor Copeland
John Singer
Q. Singer stops using his hands to communicate when:

He forgets how to use sign language
Antonapoulos gets taken away
His hands get tired
He has nothing to say
Q. The cycle of violence, poverty and hopelessness that many characters seem to be stuck in is symbolized by what?

Ferris wheel
Food at the diner
Q. Mick's shorts symbolize what?

Her individuality
Her lingering childhood
Her Southern lifestyle
The brevity of her life
Q. "From each according to his ability, to each according to his need" is fundamental to the philosophy of what thinker?

Robin Hood
Karl Marx
John Singer