Paul's Case: A Study in Temperament
by Willa Cather
Paul's Case: A Study in Temperament: Symbols Quiz
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Q. What is the significance of the carnation as a symbol?
The carnation tells us that he fancies himself an aesthete.
The carnation suggests that Paul despises women.
The carnation is a symbol of love.
The carnation is a symbol of power.
Q. What is the significance of the windows in "Paul's Case?"
Windows symbolize the frustration of Paul's longing for a better life.
Windows symbolize a life of openness.
Paul owns a PC.
Windows allow the sun to illuminate the dark corners of his life.
Q. What is the significance of the train in "Paul's Case?"
It represents the ability to embrace his past.
It is a symbol of the mobility that Paul lacks.
It represents his desire to drown out his pain.
It brought back memories of his childhood.
Q. What illness is used to describe Paul?