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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: Themes (For the Most Part) Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around The Heart is a Lonely Hunter? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. Blount's statement, "You're the only one in this town who catches what I mean" is an example of what theme?

Difficulty of living in a foreign place
Difficulty of expressing oneself clearly
Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus
Difficulty of fitting in
Q. All of the main characters in the story feel what emotion?

Q. Mick gives voice to her ___________in the following statement: "I want – I want – I want – was all she could think about – but just what this real want was she did not know."

Q. What kind of love is in the novel?

Love of family
Love between friends
Love of abstract ideas
All of the above
Q. Who is this quote describing?: "The hopeless suffering of his people made in him a madness, a wild and evil feeling of destruction."

Doctor Copeland
One of those giant blue things from Avatar
Jake Blount
Willie Copeland