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A Hunger Artist

A Hunger Artist


by Franz Kafka

A Hunger Artist: Aren't All Artists Hungry? Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around A Hunger Artist? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. Why do the watchmen guard the artist?

To protect him from the crowds
To make sure he doesn't eat
They have nothing else to do
Q. For how long does the artist starve himself?

4 minutes
4 days
40 days
Q. Who pretends to banter with the artist?

A woman in the crowd
The manager
Another artist
Q. What happens before the crowd disperses?

Artist dies
Artist sings
Orchestra plays
Manager takes more money
Q. After the artist fires his manager, he signs on with

William Morris
Goldman Sachs
The circus