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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) True or False

1. 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
2. All of the main characters in the story feel what emotion? -> Relief
3. 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." -> Dissatisfaction
4. What kind of love is in the novel? -> All of the above
5. 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