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Indian Camp

Indian Camp


by Ernest Hemingway

Indian Camp: Themes Quiz

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Q. What does Nick's father answer when Nick asks, "Is dying hard, Daddy?"

"No, I think it's pretty easy, Nick"
"Do not go gentle into that good night"
"Because I could not stop for death / He kindly stopped for me"
Q. Which of the following lines gives us a sense of Nick's innocence?

"Where are we going, Dad?"
"Oh, Daddy, can't you give her something to make her stop screaming?"
"Nick didn't look at it."
All of the above
Q. What is Nick's father's reaction after Nick witnesses the Indian man's suicide?

Q. What is Nick's father compared to immediately after the operation?

A football player after a game
A politician after a speech
A student after a test
A soldier after a battle
Q. What of the following is not a sign of manliness in the story?

Control over a situation
Being in a position of authority
Father-son bonding
Committing suicide