Hills Like White Elephants
by Ernest Hemingway
Hills Like White Elephants: Mountains of Muskrats Quiz
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Q. Why does she agree?
Because she thrives on danger
Because she’s a very agreeable person. I’m serious. Ask her anything.
Because she does whatever the man tells her to do
Because she no longer cares about herself
Q. What does the man imply that he is willing to do?
Marry the woman
Leave his wife
Try pineapple pizza, despite his deep-rooted moral objection
Q. What does the woman threaten to do?
Call the police
Run in front of the train
Start shopping on QVC again
Q. Why does the man stand?
He has decided to leave the woman
He needs to stretch out a Charley horse
To fetch the woman a handkerchief
He has been told their train is arriving soon
Q. What is Anis del Toro?
The name of the man
The name of the woman
The name of the drink they have been drinking
The name of a festival that is coming to town
Benecio’s freeloading younger brother